I’m a youth activist, and like most young people, I’ve had a lot of additional time on my hands lately. With schools closed and social distancing measures in place, COVID-19 has put a pause on my regular activism work. That said, I wanted to share how I’ve remained engaged as a youth activist. By followingContinue reading How to Grow as an Activist (While in Quarantine)
By Avery Smedley In We Are Power, Todd Hasak-Lowy investigates how non-violent movements throughout the world have changed the status-quo and delivered the people’s will. We Are Power is incredibly inspirational, educational and timely. Being in the midst of all these social change movements as a student activist, it feels as though we’re on theContinue reading Activism Book Review — We Are Power: How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World
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