Kids

Will TikTok’s New Safety Measures for Kids Actually Keep Them Safe?

By Maliyah Ledesma, age 11 and IndyKids staff In the world we live in today, we rely on technology more by the second, so it’s easy for young folks to get lost mindlessly scrolling. This is why social media platform TikTok announced in March that they would be implementing a new default setting with safeguards …

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“It’s Like Someone Has Taken a Part of My Heart That Was There for a Long, Long Time.” A 12-Year-Old Reflects on the Experience of Immigration Officers Separating His Family.

By Victor, age 12 Every week, my family would go to the movies. We watched Sharknado 1, 2 and 3. We used to get popcorn, nacho cheese chips and Coke slushies. It was exciting, something I looked forward to. But two years ago, everything changed. One day, after my dad picked me and my little …

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Indykids Podcast: “If I were you, I would not want to be me”- An 11-year-old shares with his peers the impact ICE had on separating his family

Victor in many ways is just like any other 11-year-old boy, he loves playing video games and going outside, but there’s one big difference— For the past two years he has been separated from his father, after he was arrested by immigration officials at their home one day after school. Victor shares his story with …

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