DACA Decisions Aren’t Just News; They Affect Lives Like Mine
Educators and allies should be mindful of the emotional toll experienced by students and others awaiting legal rulings and policy decisions around immigration in the U.S.
Improving Voting Access for Marginalized Communities One School at a Time
Blanca Adriana Ontiveros’ work focuses on ways to help children leverage the power of the ballot even if they can’t vote.
The Young Activists Guide to Making Change
After three years of hard work led by youth activists and local organizations, Hawai'i students will have access to something new to meet their essential needs: free period products in school.
Lessons About Black August Also Teach Students to Push for Meaningful Change
The new school year is an ideal time to introduce students to lesser-known Black change-makers and historic pushes for social justice.
‘It Really Stings’: Students Fighting Book Bans Talk About the Harm They Cause
Students leading the charge against book bans say that these challenges are causing a strain on their mental health and learning environment.
DACA Changed My Life–But Undocumented Youth Deserve More
DACA provided some relief to many undocumented youth but its future is uncertain. It is past time for Congress to create lasting protections and a path to citizenship.
Hawai‘i Students Fought for Free Menstrual Products in Schools and Won
Hawaii Governor David Ige signed a bill into law requiring public schools to provide free period products. Meet the educator and students who made that happen.
Children Will Ask Questions About Race. How Will Teachers Answer Them?
A Columbia, Missouri kindergarten teacher who nurtures inquiry and teaches children about equality says new laws won’t prevent students from asking questions and standing up for what’s right.
Writing Himself Into Existence: A Queer Iranian Immigrant Pens Stories About His Community
YA author Abdi Nazemian talks about the importance of young people being able to “see themselves” in literature.