Period Equity Is Expanding Nationwide, Often Thanks to Young Leaders
One in four students struggle to afford period products. Menstrual inequity and the stigma of menstruation can lead students to experience health issues and miss valuable school time. Here’s how activists–including students–are changing that.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
Episode 6: Rooted in Relationship
Staff and students at Todd County Middle School in Mission, South Dakota discuss how they are building healthy student-staff relationships that center Lakota culture and values.
Student Activists Preserve Dark Legacy of Japanese American Incarceration Site
A student club called the Amache Preservation Society is helping to curate and teach the dark history of Japanese “internment” in the U.S.
Episode 5: Better Together
Staff and students from West High School in Denver, CO, talk about how they mobilized and partnered with their school district to successfully reunite and rebuild their high school years after it was split in two.
Students Combat Air Pollution in ‘Asthma Alley’
Three teachers designed a series of classes that teach high schoolers about environmental racism, pollution and climate change.