Brooklyn Book Bodega Believes “Books + Kids = Power”

Brooklyn Book Bodega Believes “Books + Kids = Power”

Photo by, Annie Spratt on Unsplash By Tallulah Echtenkamp, age 11 & IndyKids staff Over 21,404 free books distributed across the city. That’s the impact the Brooklyn Book Bodega has had. A bodega is a store that sells many things. However, the Brooklyn Book Bodega...
2020 Census: Why It Matters to Be Counted!

2020 Census: Why It Matters to Be Counted!

By Jesus Hernandez, age 11 Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau counts every person living in the United States, and it’s happening in 2020.  The census impacts how the government distributes more than $675 billion in federal funds to communities for services like...
100 Years of Votes for Women: The Fight Continues

100 Years of Votes for Women: The Fight Continues

By Dayanara Hernandez, age 15 This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote in the United States. While women went on to make U.S. political history in 2018 winning a record number of congressional seats, women...