Navajo Nation Hosts Third Annual Youth And Elder Summit

By Staff, Nativenewsonline.net -

WINDOW ROCK—The Navajo Nation hosted the third annual Youth and Elder Summit on June 28-29 at the Navajo Nation Museum to help bridge the gap between youth and elders. “Our elders are so valuable [...]

Outraged By Kids In Cages? Look At Our Entire Juvenile Justice System.

By Cara H. Drinan, Huffingtonpost.com -

Last week, the nation witnessed an abrupt reversal from the White House. After claiming for days that he did not have the authority to address the family separation crisis at the border, [...]

16 And Life. And Then Some.

By Eleanor Goldfield, Art Killing Apathy. -

Bobby Bostic won’t be eligible for parole until he’s 112. He’s more than 20 years into a 241-year sentence for crimes committed in 1995 when he was 16 years old. On Monday April 23rd, the Supreme [...]

Today’s Youth Reject Capitalism, But What Do They Want To Replace It?

By Joseph Blasi and Douglas L. Kruse, Theconversation.com -

Today’s youth are increasingly unhappy with the way their elders are running the world. Their ire was most recently expressed when thousands of teenagers and others across the country marched on [...]

Change Is Coming

By Robert C. Koehler, Commonwonders.com -

The cries of loss and anguish become public, at last. A million young people seize the truth: “Half of my seventh grade class was affected by gun violence. My own brother was shot in the head. I [...]

Students, Youth Speak About War, Inequality At DC March For Our Lives Rally

By Tom Hall, Wsws.org -

An estimated 800,000 people descended on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC for the national March for Our Lives rally on Saturday. The turnout for the DC march, the largest of 800 [...]

Shut Down Firing Ranges in US High Schools

By Pat Elder, Popular Resistance -

The Army taught Florida gunman Nikolas Cruz how to shoot a lethal weapon in his high school cafeteria when he was 14. Nik was a member of the school’s U.S. Army JROTC Marksmanship Program. JROTC [...]

Empty Shoes, Empty Schools: U.S. Gun Law Activists Begin Two Days Of Theater

By Ian Simpson, Reuters.com -

Mauser was one of a handful of gun control activists and volunteers who braved a frigid March morning to lay out about 7,000 pairs of shoes on the U.S. Capitol lawn as a makeshift memorial to [...]

Teen Solidarity Against The Merchants Of Death

By Kathy Kelly, Dissidentvoice.org -

Here in Kabul, as the rising sun begins to warm our chilly rooms, I hear excited laughter from downstairs. Rosemary Morrow, a renowned Australian permaculture expert, has begun teaching [...]

Immigrant Youth Stand With Survivors Of Parkland Mass Shooting & Will Take Streets On The March For Our Lives

By Sheridan Aguirre, Unitedwedream.org -

Washington, DC – On March 24th, immigrant youth will march in solidarity with the courageous survivors of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and students across the country [...]

Behind The Explosion In Socialism Among American Teens

By Rebecca Stoner, Portside.org -

TAMPA, FLA.—In a fluorescent lit classroom with handmade posters covering one wall, approximately 15 high school students are chanting the words of black revolutionary Assata Shakur: “It is our [...]

This Time Students Are Old Enough To Organize, Mobilize And Speak Out

By Danielle Vabner, Huffingtonpost.com -

Last week on Valentine’s Day, a 19-year-old gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where he had been expelled. He opened fire just outside the school, and soon [...]

Immigrant Youth Launch Walk To Stay Home From New York To D.C.

By Staff, Theseedproject.us -

NEW YORK, NY -- On Thursday, February 15th 11 undocumented youth and allies began The Walk to Stay Home, a 15-day walk from New York City’s Battery Park to Washington D.C.’s Martin Luther King [...]

School Walkouts, Sit-ins Planned After Florida Shooting

By Staff, Apnews.com -

The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing [...]

Statement From DSC, AEJ And J4J On Tragedy At Stoneman Douglas High School

By Staff, Dignityinschools.org -

“A tragedy of this magnitude will be felt in the Parkland community long after the news cameras leave and our attention is drawn elsewhere. It is hard to fathom the pain that students, educators, [...]