The Future of the Affordable Care Act

By SARAH CATE WOLFSON, age 12 and INDYKIDS STAFF On Thursday, May 4, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 217-213 to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a new bill that would reduce coverage for tens of millions of Americans. Supporters of the ACA...

Trump Comes to Power: Protesters Chant "Not My President"

By MARIANNE N. NACANAYNAY, age 13 Hundreds of students at high schools in Des Moines, IA staged a walkout on Wednesday, November 9 to voice their concerns about the 2016 election outcome and express their support for each other. Photo by Phil Roeder On November 8,...

Voting Rights in the 2016 Election

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, 13, and INDYKIDS STAFF The 2016 Presidential Election marks the first presidential election since the 1965 Voting Rights Act was overturned. PHOTO: Michael Fleshman As the 2016 presidential election nears, multiple voting issues have arisen....

Imagine Peace: Activists Call for an End to Gun Violence

By LILY KUZMINSKI, age 11 Youth participants in NYAGV Education Fund’s Youth Education Program advocate for peace in 2013. PHOTO: States United to Prevent Gun Violence In March 2015, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence (NYAGV) participated in a creative approach to...