Many adults still get nervous when it comes to discussing or sharing media that depicts young people taking their lives because they’re afraid they’ll get inspired to copycat. That phenomenon even has a name, the Werther effect.
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When you hear the word “privilege,” you might picture a super rich person wearing a tuxedo and eating caviar for breakfast. But it’s not just the “one percenters” who have privilege. Privilege is tied to your race, class, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, immigration or health status.
Schools need to provide safe spaces and intellectual freedom for all students. How should they handle students’ free speech in today’s climate?
What steps should we take if we want to actually change ourselves — or others — for the better?
Sometimes teens’ emotions are like icebergs: what you see on the surface doesn’t really hint at what’s going on underneath.
Given the rising cost of housing throughout the country, what protections should young people receive to protect them from homelessness
Given the rising cost of housing throughout the country, what protections should young people receive to protect them from homelessness?
For the first time, there are as many Millenials as there are baby boomers– so young people are in a position to make a real difference in this election. How should political candidates engage effectively with young voters? What would be your words of advice to the front-runners who want so badly to appeal to youth?
Do teens today identify with political parties, or are they redefining political action? What does being politically active mean to you? #DoNowPolitics