On the eve of Donald Trump’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress, the nation sits in anticipation to hear his agenda for his administration. But how will his plans affect the lives of youth across the country?
But the more I hear talk about “rural” communities like ours, the less I feel like the rest of the country understands us at all. People seem to think we’re living in the past.
In this week’s Youth Radio podcast, we explore the meaning of “home,” from Chicago teens reflecting on Trump’s remarks about their hometown, to our award-winning story of a teen who became homeless at 13, to a shout out to the foods that bring some of us home for the holidays.
After a sleepless night of following the election results on CNN, UC Davis student Mazie Lewis, 18, watched the sun rise over Sebastopol, California, drank a cup of tea, and headed out for a run.
In the wake of the election of Donald Trump, we drop in on conversations teens are having among themselves — from a cautiously optimistic college republican in Georgia, to a concerned circle of Latinos teens in DC, to passionate group of high school protesters in Berkeley.
Students from several Bay Area schools, including Berkeley High in Berkeley, California, staged walk outs in protest of Donald Trump’s election.
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.
“Simple things like bringing in the voting machine and let the students practice it” can help students feel more prepared to vote.
The person I am today could have walked out of a drawing I did eight years ago.