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Richie Hawtin's CNTRL series lifts the hood on how EDM is made and played

Electronic dance music is a multibillion-dollar industry in America. It claims significant real estate at nearly every major U.S. music festival and influences nearly every aspect of contemporary youth culture.

Richie Hawtin's CNTRL series lifts the hood on how EDM is made and played

Electronic dance music is a multibillion-dollar industry in America. It claims significant real estate at nearly every major U.S. music festival and influences nearly every aspect of contemporary youth culture.

What's Harming the Children Today? A Dangerous List.

America’s Youths are unusually endangered today, with a variety of societal and environmental factors threatening to really wreck their shit. Take a few minutes, turn your chair around Cool Teacher-style, and make the children and teens in your life aware of the following threats. Show More Summary

Data Submitted in Amicus Brief Reaffirms Positive Impact of Same-Sex Parenting

An Amicus Brief filed in support of marriage equality to the Supreme Court argues that America’s most vulnerable youth would benefit from nationwide marriage equality.

Kylie Jenner Challenge is deforming the lips of America's youth

Forget snorting bath salts -- the most recent self-destructive craze is suctioning your lips in a shot glass to get Kylie Jenner's pouty look. Those participating in the #KylieJennerChallenge are hoping to plump up their lips so they resemble those of the "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star. Show More Summary

Black Spirituality Matters Featuring OSHUN NYC

PHOTO TAKEN BY Bettsy Sevilla In the midst of news coverage regarding the shooting of Walter Scott, many people are terrified by the daily killings of black and brown youth in America. The phrase "Black Lives Matter" is being intellectualized as physical life, while the spirit of the black community is also under attack. Show More Summary

Attending Coachella As A 35-Year-Old: My Own Social Experiment

Last year, to celebrate turning 35, I went down to the California desert to party with America's Youth. I flew my pale, exceedingly out-of-touch carcass down to Palm Springs and out to my first Coachella experience.

Nothing About Us, Without Us: A Reflection on the Young Americas Forum

When I was invited by the Office of the Vice President of Panama to speak at the Young Americas Forum as part of the Summit of the Americas, I knew this was a rare opportunity to get the youth voice to the eardrums of world leaders. I...Show More Summary

If Schools Have a Superintendent, Why Don't Youth Sports?

In virtually every community in America, there is a standard procedure whereby each school district has a superintendent who oversees the complete school system. This superintendent, in many cases, will have a doctorate in education and guidelines they must follow under statewide rules. Show More Summary

Youth Leading America's New Civil Rights Movement Explain How to Activate Their Generation

This is the third part in a three-part series highlighting the organizing efforts of Reverend William Barber and North Carolina's Forward Together movement. Read parts I and II.) During a demonstration at the North Carolina state capitol...Show More Summary

Obama Seeks to Bolster Education in Central America and the Carribean

The U.S. will invest $68 million to provide higher education and technical training for youth across Central America and the Caribbean, President Obama announced during the historic Seventh Summit of the Americas in Panama City last week.

Beyoncé Has Been Coachella-fied

#Coachella fashion has officially become its own aesthetic. The millions of marketing dollars spent convincing the Youth of America that “festival” is a season and comes with its own dress code actually worked and Beyoncé, who would ideally be impervious to this corporate deception, has been bitten by the Coachella bug. Read more...

Obama Launches Entrepreneurial Initiative for Central American Youth

The US will invest in young entrepreneurs and civil society activists in Central America and the Caribbean through an initiative that includes fellowships, mentorship and investment opportunities, Barack Obama announced during a town hall meeting with youth leaders from Jamaica.

Obama Makes Historical Proclamation To End ‘Conversion’ Therapies for LGBT Youth

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

"As part of our dedication to protecting America’s youth, this Administration supports efforts to ban the use of conversion therapy for minors."

White House Endorses Bans On Anti-LGBT Conversion Therapy

"As part of our dedication to protecting America's youth, this Administration supports efforts to ban the use of conversion therapy for minors." The post White House Endorses Bans On Anti-LGBT Conversion Therapy appeared first on ThinkProgress.

YouTube Kids App Under Fire for Advertising to Kids

Image via YouTube screencapture For decades, the Federal Trade Commission has been regulating television advertising with special attention to anything perceived to target the vulnerable minds of America’s youth. Now, consumer groups...Show More Summary

'Lost In America' Is A Heartbreaking Expose Of Youth Homelessness: VIDEO

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Hard-hitting new documentary “Lost In America” shines a light on the plight of homeless youth in the United States

Joakim Noah Stars in Kids Foot Locker Ad (VIDEO)

Joakim Noah sits down with America’s youth to impart pearls of worldly wisdom, as part of Kids Foot Locker’s “Joakim Noah Says the Joakimiest Things to Kids” series. Noah is The post Joakim Noah Stars in Kids Foot Locker Ad (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

New York Boy Scouts Make History Hiring Openly Gay Eagle Scout to Serve as Youth Leader

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

18-year-old Pascal Tessier became one of the first openly gay youth to receive the rank of Eagle Scout back in February and has now been hired by the Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America to serve...

'Lost In America' Documents The Reality Of Youth Homelessness In America

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

"Lost in America" is a compelling new documentary that takes a look at the reality of homeless youth in America. While certainly not the first documentary to elevate issues surrounding the issue, "Lost in America" is unique in the large-scale coverage it provides to this nationwide epidemic. Show More Summary

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