After hosting a Storytelling Day at my school with the Youth Activism Project’s help, my gears were still turning. Having the opportunity to make a difference in my school’s community was amazing, but I wanted to do more. I just didn’t know what that something was yet. That is, until the Youth Activism Project, onceContinue reading I Did A Voter Registration Drive in my High School and You Should Too!
By Anisah D. & Michael K., President and Vice President of Healthy Right Healthy Right is a youth-led not-for-profit organization located in Northern New Jersey that envisions a society with reduced health care rates that allows all youth to get the healthcare they need. Here is their petition to expand health care access to youthContinue reading Advocating for Youth Health Care in New Jersey
By Alicia C. (pictured above) At this point, people know that the youth are going to feel the effects of climate change, so I guess it’s only fitting that we are the leaders of the movement. My name is Alicia, I’m fifteen, and I am a climate activist. The worldwide climate strike that happened onContinue reading The March 15th Climate Strike: A Call to Action
By Lulit S. We often find that in molding Generation Z into social and political change agents, it is easy for our voices to be muted or ignored by policymakers, legislators, representatives, or everyday adults turning their noses at the idea that teen advocacy is a plausible way to incite reform. As a self-proclaimed “activist” inContinue reading ACTivist ACTress Molly Jackson