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With thousands of Jewish youth unable to participate in the Holocaust remembrance march because of the war in Ukraine, the organization was forced to adapt. By Charlotte Rubin Thousands of Jewish youth were originally slated to attend the 2022 International March of the Living in Poland—for many, their first in-person event since the start of the […]
Around 1.3 million Americans are currently incarcerated, and they will continue to be punished long after their release. By Dylan Cohen and Dexter Peters EDITOR’S NOTE: In the fall of 2021, a group of students at Wake Forest University took part in a class on data-driven advocacy. Their objective was to find a question that was broadly relevant to […]
For Asian Americans, the fear of violence is real. Because of an incident six years ago, I’m still worried whenever my grandpa goes out alone. By Seohee Jung EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally published by Youth Communications and is reposted here with permission. YC is a nonprofit publisher of teen-written stories and curriculum to help educators strengthen the social and […]
While interest in electoral politics may be low among young people, many on the left are still fighting for change through other means. By Zurie Pope As a powerful storm rolled across the Cincinnati hills, the Langsam Library at the University of Cincinnati was eerily silent. The library served as one of many polling locations across […]
Were families that owned a home better protected from financial hardship compared to renters? By Maya Dalton and Ross Thomas EDITOR’S NOTE: In the Fall of 2021, a group of students at Wake Forest University took part in a class on Data-Driven Advocacy. Their objective was to find a question that was broadly relevant to inequality, answer that question […]
As students traveled home after YDSA’s winter conference, the future was still an open question, but their goal was clear. By Zurie Pope Gathered together at the headquarters of the Chicago Teachers Union, the Young Democratic Socialists of America held their annual Winter Conference in early April. With 119 chapters in 31 states, YDSA is the […]