Big Banks Are Funding Fossil Fuel Projects — Let’s Hold Them Accountable

By Katie Eder And Shannon Carlson, Teen Vogue. -

The biggest banks are using your money to fund the climate crisis. We have seen this story before. In 2008, the recklessness of megabanks sank the global economic system. Now, in 2021, the youth [...]

In Central York, Kids Rose Up To Save Books From Their Parents

By Will Bunch, Philadelphia Inquirer. -

The mess in the Central York School District, which includes several suburban townships just north of York, in a county where Donald Trump won 62% of the vote, started after some parents and [...]

Students March For Pathway To Citizenship At ‘Welcome Back Congress’

By Ryan White, Diamondback News. -

A steady chorus of drums and symbols filled Benjamin Banneker Park in Washington, D.C., as the sun peaked in the overcast sky above. A sea of protesters joined the beat and began [...]

California Kids To Teachers’ Pension Fund: Divest From Oil

By Marcy Winograd, Common Dreams. -

The kids are mad as hell—and so are teachers who want their California teacher pension fund, CalSTRS, to join 1,000 other institutions collectively divesting $14.5 trillion from the fossil fuel [...]

Youth Descend On Homes Of Feinstein And Pelosi To Demand Climate Corps

By Nora Mishanec and Sam Whiting, San Francisco Chronicle. -

San Francisco - A group of youth climate activists scattered wildfire ashes on Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco porch Monday, a final act of civil disobedience at the end of a 266-mile march [...]

Youth Launch ‘Stronger Campaign’ For UN Biodiversity Day

By Alison Kentish, Inter Press Service News Agency. -

International Day for Biological Diversity is observed on May 22 under the theme ‘we’re part of the solution.’ A network of youth groups is informing policymakers that young people are tired of [...]

Israel-Palestine: A New Generation Says ‘Enough Is Enough’

By Azzam Tamimi, Middle East Eye. -

This is not the first war between Gaza and the Zionist regime occupying Palestine. It is the fourth major confrontation in less than 13 years - but this one is different. Firstly, it was Hamas [...]

What’s Happening With Youth Protest And Police In Colombia

By Manuela Vega, Toronto Star. -

The demonstrations in Bogotá, Colombia kick off with musical performances, theatrical shows and people in traditional dress; they’re like festivals. Young people fill the capital’s major [...]

Students Lead US Push For Fuller Black History Education

By Mike Catalini, AP News. -

Trenton, NJ - Ebele Azikiwe was in the sixth grade last year when February came and it was time to learn about Black history again. She was, by then, familiar with the curriculum: Rosa Parks, the [...]

Indigenous Youth Rally To Demand Biden Stop Pipelines

By Jen Deerinwater, Truthout. -

On Thursday, the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Sacred Stone Camp on the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation to resist the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), frontline Indigenous youth [...]

Brothers EMpowered Is Building That Village We All Need to Thrive

By Eric Ortiz, Popular Resistance. -

Charles Caine has a dream. Just like Martin Luther King understood civil rights include economic rights, Caine wants to give all people an opportunity to prosper. That mission starts with his two [...]

Standing Rock Lakota Youth Call For Biden To Shut Down Dakota Access Pipeline

By Last Real Indians. -

Standing Rock - Today, Lakota youth from the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River tribal nations announced a plan to run over 93 miles back to the Oceti Sakowin Camp site to call on President Biden [...]

Native Youth Provide For Community And Elders During Covid Pandemic

By Rae Rose, Last Real Indians. -

2020 has been a year of many trials across Indian Country. Across our many Nations, rural, city and everywhere in between, we are all coping with the catastrophic effects of the COVID-19 virus. [...]

Young Climate Leaders Conclude Mock COP26

By Olivia Rosane, Nation of Change. -

The youth-led Mock COP26 virtual conference concluded Tuesday with a treaty they hope world leaders will sign ahead of the official COP26 in November 2021. Mock COP26 participants presented [...]

Peru’s Youth Have Mobilized In Indignation

By Telesur English. -

Mass protests broke out after Peru’s parliament voted to impeach former president Martin Vizcarra on November 9th, installing Manuel Merino of the Accion Popular party, as head of state for the 5 [...]