This summer, at the Urban Assembly Institute of Math and Science for Young Women (UAI) in Brooklyn, teen girls full of ideas and action participated in Occupy Summer School, a three-week course on how to stage an effective protest.
Occupy Wall Street
Rolling Jubilee, a project by the Strike Debt movement that started in 2012, has raised $701,317 to abolish $14,734,569.87 worth of debt.
Kid Reporter Pedro Lahoz Wolfe interviews Ian MacKaye: punk rocker, music producer and activist.
Occupy Wall Street protests picked up with spring’s warm weather to protest the extreme wealth of just one percent of the people in the United States.
Marlo Thomas is an actor and activist who has starred in many TV shows, movies and plays since the 1960s.
Since Occupy Wall Street protests started in September, protesters have been attacked and cleared out by police, who sometimes use violence. Kids in New York City held a Children’s Assembly to speak out against police bullying and attacks. Our Kid Reporters are on the scene.
Kid Reporters Eliya Ahmad, Jasmine Brown and Diamandely Liriano share their Occupy Wall Street experiences.
Thousands of people around the country have uploaded their stories and photos to the We Are The 99 Percent website. Telling their stories is a way to show they support the protesters—and one another.
Learn about how the global economic crisis lead to resistance the spread throughout the globe.
Here are some examples of how kids can support the Occupy Wall Street movement.