It was the first time I had ever heard that word. I didn’t know how to react. I had many questions. Should I be upset? Could I call the white student the n-word too? Who invented this word? Do adults use the word?
The uptick in ICE activity stokes fear and rumor in the immigrant community. But for DACA students, what’s reality and what’s rumor right now?
In some California counties for instance, it can cost as much as $30 per-day for room and board for parents whose children are locked up inside juvenile hall.
What does Donald Trump’s win mean for young people around the country? Youth Radio asked three voters who cast a ballot for president for the first time.
From Republicans in Georgia to Democrats in California, we illustrated what young people from around the country said what they would need to get through election day 2016.
It’s normal for millennials to still live at home these days. But what if you’re a millennial who doesn’t have…
Back in 2000, Wayne County made some major changes to its juvenile probation system, making the program more therapeutic. Before reforms in Wayne County, the recidivism rate for juveniles was about six in ten kids. Now the recidivism rate is low — holding steady at around 16 percent.
In recent years, Alameda country’s incarcerated juvenile population dropped by half. Now, instead of using detention centers that remove kids from their homes, judges are ordering young offenders into the probation system. But the system presents hidden challenges.
For 17-year-old Faye Webster, music has played a pivotal role in her adolescence.