Your Turn: Kids Talk About the Rise in Deportations

Nearly two million individuals have been deported under President Obama’s administration, setting the record for deportations under any U.S. president. Often this separates families, even taking immigrant parents away from their children who were born in the...

Your Turn: Manhattan Kids Talk About Minimum Wage

Many workers say that the current minimum wage of $7.25 is not enough and they are protesting to raise the wage to $15 an hour. IndyKids asked kids from PS 128 in Washington Heights in Manhattan, “Do you think that the minimum wage should be increased?” PHOTO: Claudia...

Your Turn: Queens Kids Talk About Climate Change

During two weeks in November 2013, people from all over the world met for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, Poland. At the same time, some countries, like the Philippines, are already experiencing the devastating effects of climate...

Your Turn: Kids Talk About E-Waste

New technology is constantly entering the marketplace. On one hand, these new gadgets, like cell phones, represent our ability to invent and create amazing products. But when they are thrown away so quickly to be replaced by the newest invention, it can become very...

Your Turn: Kids Tell Obama What They Think About Guns

These statements and images come from videos made by the White House, in which children read from letters that they had written to President Barack Obama. Hinna, age 8: “Can we stop using guns? I think if there are not guns on the street, no one can get hurt....