Extinction Rebellion Urges Government To Remember Children During COVID-19 Recovery

By Extinction Rebellion UK. -

In the early hours of this morning, Extinction Rebellion has covered London’s Trafalgar Square with nearly 2000 pairs of children’s shoes, with people holding a banner that reads ‘Covid today > [...]

Young Climate Activists Vow To #FightEveryCrisis In Global Online Strike

By Megan Rowling, NewsTrust.org. -

Barcelona - Instead of taking to the world's streets to demand climate action on Friday as planned before the coronavirus pandemic, young activists from about 20 countries took to Youtube in a [...]

Teens Convince Their Minnesota Town To Go Solar

By Staff, Yaleclimateconnections.org -

In 2018, the city of Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, made the commitment to become carbon neutral. The decision was the result of pressure from local high school students. “They felt passionate, [...]

Indigenous Youth Arrested At BC Legislature In Support Of Unist’ot’en

By Staff, Unistoten.camp -

Powerful actions have continued through the week demanding that RCMP and CGL stand down. Last night five Indigenous youth leaders we're arrested inside the BC Legislature for occupying Scott [...]

I’m A Youth Organizer. Stop Getting In My Way

By Maggie Di Sanza, Edweek.org -

I have been a youth activist and organizer for most of my high school career, planning rallies and marches, conducting educational outreach, and lobbying against archaic legislation. Here's a [...]

‘Kids Are Taking The Streets’: Climate Activists Plan Avalanche Of Events As 2020 Election Looms

By Lee van der Voo, News.yahoo.com -

Organizers in the youth climate movement plan an avalanche of activities beginning next week, determined to make the future of the climate the major issue of the 2020 election. Capitalizing on [...]

‘We Are Unstoppable, Another World Is Possible!’: Young Climate Activists Storm COP 25 Stage

By Andrea Germanos, Commondreams.org -

Protesters with Fridays for Future demand world leaders at the global climate summit urgent address the planetary emergency. Young activists took over and occupied the main stage at the COP 25 [...]

Generation Z Ranks Climate Change Highest As Vital Issue Of Our Time In Amnesty International Survey

By Staff, Amnestyusa.org -

Climate change leads as one of the most important issues facing the world, according to a major new survey of young people published by Amnesty International today to mark Human Rights Day. With [...]

Student Loan Debt: Unsafe In Any Amount

By Lynn Petrovich, Popular Resistance. -

If Americans were aware of the extent that student loan debt has been carved out to serve the pockets of the educational and financial industries as well as the government, they’d think twice [...]

Historic Protest At Harvard-Yale Football Game Was Years In The Making

By Emily Pontecorvo, Grist. -

Saturday marked the 136th annual Harvard-Yale football game, a tradition known simply as “The Game” by students and alumni of the rival Ivy League schools. Tens of thousands of people flocked to [...]

New Generation Rising Up To Resist Neoliberalism Across The Globe

By Nicholas Powers, Truthout. -

"We are protesting against problems in the whole system,” a young Chilean protester said on TV in November. “Above all, the neoliberal system.” The increasing cost of everyday life drove more [...]

For Today’s Youth, The Ability To Make Change Is A Survival Skill

By Rivera Sun, Waging Nonviolence. -

It’s a thing. Parents are hosting protest parties instead of birthday parties. The kids design signs, hold a march with their friends, and do a demonstration for peace, love, kindness or [...]

1,000 Take NYC Streets And Trains In Outrage Over Police Attacks On Teens

By Jay August, Liberationnews.org -

Normally a bustling spot for engineering students, white-collar and blue-collar workers alike, Brooklyn New York’s Metrotech Commons became a 1,000+ strong sea of concerned working class warriors [...]

A UN Treaty Guarantees Youth Rights Everywhere On Earth – Except The United States

By Jessica Taft, Theconversation.com -

Fifteen kids from a dozen countries, including Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, recently brought a formal complaint to the United Nations. They’re arguing that climate change violates children’s [...]

The Delicate Ethics Of Using Facial Recognition In Schools

By Tom Simonite and Gregory Barber, Wired.com -

A growing number of districts are deploying cameras and software to prevent attacks. But the systems are also used to monitor students—and adult critics. On a steamy evening in May, 9,000 people [...]