All of the nation's youth — especially LGBT students — are at risk with Besty DeVos as Education secretary, writes Randi Weingarten of the American Federation of Teachers.
One New Year's Resolution Worth Keeping: Empower America's Youth - Our Future Workforce Partnerships Supporting Youth are Critical for Advancing Workplace Readiness by Alexis Glick ### This week at New York's Javits Convention Center,...Show More Summary
The Juliana v. U.S. decision will challenge the fossil-fuel policy of the United States; namely, that all citizens have a right to a stable climate environment. The post Earth on the Docket: Why Obama Can’t Ignore This Climate Lawsuit by America’s Youth appeared first on The Good Men Project.
At a time when humanity must reverse course before plunging over a climate cliff, the American public has elected a president who seems to have both feet on the fossil fuel accelerator. If there is a mechanism to force the Trump administration to put the brakes on dirty energy policy, a lawsuit...
The Boy Scouts of America is not a progressive group, and implementing change is tough. The massive youth organization, based in Irving, Texas, is a highly decentralized mass of thousands … Click to Continue »
TRANSITION 2017 // Secretary of State-nominee Rex Tillerson is getting criticism from social conservatives because he helped convince the Boy Scouts of America to admit gay youths while serving as the organization’s president from 2010 to 2012. Show More Summary
In North America, we call them Young Adult (YA) novels. But Japan has its own youth fiction genre, and it’s making its way over to our shores in a big way.
When youth specialist Mary Shortino at the Johnson County Public Library (JCPL), a suburban system near Kansas City, KS, read Tanner Colby’s Some of My Best Friends Are Black: The Strange Story of Integration in America (Penguin Bks.), she got excited. Show More Summary
Erin O’Flaherty made history this past summer as the first openly LGBTQ contestant to compete for the title of Miss America. Her platform, suicide prevention, has been a passion of hers for several years and she has used her prominence...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) are drafting a bill that aims to protect undocumented young people who could be at risk of deportation when President-elect Donald Trump enters the White House. Durbin...Show More Summary
Track: Youth of America | Artist: The Melvins | Album: Electroretard Read more...
Embed from Getty Images Like a kid before Christmas, I eagerly await the start of November every year. As November marks the dedicated month for family caregivers, I hold my breath as the tributes, photo spotlights, and news features begin to trickle across my computer screen. Show More Summary
The Encore.org Generation to Generation campaign hopes to mobilize 1 million people 50 and older to help America's youth.
I fled homophobia and terror in Bogotá. Last week, it found me in America.
Such tolerance… let’s move them all to America… Thousands of Muslim Kurdish youths attacked a Christmas tree inside the Family... The post VIDEO=> HUNDREDS of MUSLIMS Tear Down Giant Christmas Tree in Mall #Tolerance appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Experts fear his administration will only widen an already problematic divide between urban and rural America.
We don’t talk about the Dream of New York, Illinois, or Florida the way we talk about the California Dream—a potent seventy-two-degree vision of freedom, opportunity, and diversity, with a palm tree swaying in an unclouded sky. On Tuesday night, collective dreamers of that pluralistic dream began to have night sweats. Show More Summary
A US judge ruled this week that America's youth may hold their government accountable for global warming.
Across the street from the UN headquarters in mid-town Manhattan, I walked into the U.S. Mission to the UN and stood on perfectly polished floors while staring at portraits of President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and U.S.
They were probably the hardest speeches these longtime politicians ever had to give. But they both struck a note of optimism aimed at the next generation. The post Clinton and Obama To Youth of America: Do Not Lose Heart appeared first on WIRED.