Israeli Teens: ‘We Refuse To Enlist Out Of Commitment To Peace’

By Haggai Matar, -

Sixty-three Israeli teenagers have published an open letter to Prime Minister Netanyahu on Thursday, declaring their refusal to join the Israeli army due to their opposition to the [...]

Small Class Size – Reform We’re Too Cheap To Try

By Steven Singer, -

By Steven Singer for Gadfly on the Wall. We’re one of the richest countries in the world, yet we treat our own children – especially if they’re poor and brown – as if they were refugees from the [...]

Teachers Should Not Do These When Educating Native Youth

By Sarah Sunshine Manning, -

By Sarah Sunshine Manning for Indian Country Today - American Indian and Alaska Native students remain a very special and uniquely vulnerable population, often suffering from educational [...]

Immigration Crackdown Traumatizing A Generation Of Children

By Mark Keierleber, -

By Mark Keierleber for The Guardian. Gathered around a camera in their family’s kitchen, the four Duarte children pleaded for help. When their undocumented parents were picked up by border patrol [...]

Incredible Quinceañera Protest At Texas Capitol Against Vile Anti-Immigrant Law

By Rafi Schwartz, -

By Rafi Schwartz for Fusion - On Wednesday, a group of 15 teenage girls, dressed in brightly colored gowns, stood in front of the Texas State Capitol to participate in one of Latin American [...]

Meeting Needs Of Homeless Youth: Public Schools vs. Government

By Eleanor J. Bader, -

By Eleanor J. Bader for Truthout - Dr. Art McCoy, superintendent of schools in Jennings, Missouri, is a humble man. But when he speaks of his school district as "a lighthouse for informed [...]

Fighting Climate Change Can Be A Lonely In Oil Country, Especially For A Kid

By Neela Banerjee and Zahra Hirji, -

By Neela Banerjee and Zahra Hirji for Inside Climate News - RAYNE, Louisiana—As far back as Jayden Foytlin can remember, her cousin Madison came over to celebrate her birthday. The girls had been [...]

How The Young Can Save Us

By Sam Smith, -

By Sam Smith for Sam Smith Archives - Although Trump has caused a huge amount of trouble in just the few months he has been president, this doesn’t necessarily define the future. As the Review [...]

Resistance Is A Way Of Life For Kashmiri Youth

By Ather Zia, -

By Ather Zia for Aljazeera - The year 2017 is not even halve way through, but in the Indian-controlled Kashmir it has already been named "the year of the student uprising". Earlier this month, [...]

Indigenous Youth Took Center Stage At People’s Climate March

By Cherri Foytlin, -

By Cherri Foytlin for AlterNet - The ceremony, which welcomed the spirits from the four directions, officially opened the People’s Climate March, a massive show of resistance on a day that also [...]

Young People Want Radical Change—Survey Blows Lid Off Propaganda

By Les Leopold, -

By Les Leopold for AlterNet - Most politicians and pundits throw their hands up in despair. They argue there is really nothing we can do about rising inequality because of the powerful impacts of [...]

Lessons From The Youth Movement Of The 1960s

By Staff, -

By Staff of Okland Socialist - In 1964, UC Berkeley exploded around what became known as the “Free Speech Movement.” In a speech at that campus in December of that year, Mario Savio, the best [...]

Youth In Climate Lawsuit Seek Rex Tillerson Pseudonym Emails

By Julia Olson and Phillip Gregory, -

By Julia Olson and Phillip Gregory for Our Children's Trust - While risk-management issues related to climate change are important to the New York Attorney General’s investigation, attorneys [...]

Millenials Are Sick Of Capitalism

By Lee Camp, -

By Lee Camp for Redacted Tonight. During a CNN Town Hall, Democratic House Rep Nancy Pelosi was caught off guard when a young man told her that more than half of Millennials aren’t exactly fans [...]

Countering The Militarization Of Youth

By Semih, -

By Semih for CMOY WRI - Young peoples' experiences of the military, and exposure to militarist values, differ around the world. In this webinar, we will gather examples from two countries, Israel [...]