By Anya Rothman-Cimino, age 11 Recently, legislatures across the country have been slowly but surely taking away trans youths’ rights. According to White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, approximately 450 anti-LGBTQ+ bills have been introduced already this year. During an interview on The Daily Show, President Joe Biden spoke out against the anti-trans bills in …
By Nikhil Sabnis, Age 10 After Elon Musk purchased Twitter in October 2022, climate misinformation began spreading like wildfire on the platform–pun intended! Climate misinformation and disinformation create distrust of scientific evidence, confuse the public about the reality of climate change, and create apathy toward climate activism. Musk has fired 4,000 Twitter employees since taking …
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.
When students and young people have organized and demanded change, the outcomes have been tremendous. The voices of youth have had a special role in creating positive changes in revolutionary movements from the 20th century through today.
Have you ever thought about working with kids like yourself one day? Meet Adam Green, the founder and executive director of Rocking The Boat, an organization in the South Bronx dedicated to empowering young people by building boats together.
On November 15, 2014, I went to a TEDYouth conference at the Brooklyn Museum where there was a full day of talks around the theme of “worlds imagined.”
In black and Latino communities throughout the United States, many young people feel harassed by and unsafe around the people who are supposed to be there to protect and serve them: the police.
Kid journalists in India are giving voice to their communities by reporting on local issues in their very own newspaper, Balaknama.