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.
What’s It Like to Be a Middle School AAPI Activist?
Mina Fedor, a middle school student and activist, founded AAPI Youth Rising to amplify the voices of AAPI youth and fight anti-Asian racism and xenophobia.
Culturally Inclusive Books Inspire Students to Become Change Agents
Georgia students participating in a Read Woke book club, founded by Cicely Lewis, are empowered to create and lead programs that promote social change in their high school.
When Spirits Dance: Exploring Identity Through Day of the Dead Traditions
A Mexican-American performing arts teacher creates a culturally responsive learning environment by teaching students how “Día de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) traditions can help them foster community and find healing from loss.
Our Kids Deserve the Honest Truth About U.S. History
On Juneteenth and throughout the year, it’s essential to teach about race and American history authentically and without restrictions.
Want to Support Children? Let Them Play
Legislation that aims to prohibit transgender students from playing on athletic teams that align with their gender identity runs counter to the spirit of sports: to just let children play.