Hotels for the Unhoused

Hotels for the Unhoused

By Zahra Latheef, age 11 The Austin City Council voted in January to buy rundown hotels to house the Texas city’s unhoused population. Many people were unhoused in Austin even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The vote to purchase the first hotel was unanimously...

Ahmed Mohamed’s Homemade Clock

By SABAT ALI, age 9, and IndyKids Staff PHOTO: Scott Sherrill-Mix Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old Muslim Texas teenager with a talent and a passion for engineering, made a homemade digital clock in only 20 minutes and brought it to school the next day. After a teacher...