Youth Voices

Ladine Daniels
The world lost a powerful young leader on Nov. 2, when Ladine Daniels passed away of a medical condition. His friends and colleagues pay tribute to...
annie casey cover
Nearly half of the nation’s families with young children struggle to make ends meet. A new KIDS COUNT policy report makes the case for creating...
young people voting
A week after the midterm election, you can hardly pick up a newspaper or turn on the TV without seeing a headline about disappointing turnout among...
child homelessness
The number of homeless children in the U.S. has hit an all-time high: one in 30 children experiences homelessness, according to a state-by-state...
Throughout the fall, we'll bring you new voices and personal stories about the impact of the JJDPA and ways it can be strengthened and improved...

youth-produced content

November 26, 2014
Produced by:
Annenberg Institute for School Reform

Annenberg Institute for School Reform

To be successful and sustainable, place-based initiatives for education reform must strategically incorporate the voices of those who have the most to lose or gain. That means student, parents and residents should not be drowned out...

Ladine Daniels
November 7, 2014
Produced by:
The National Council of Young Leaders

briefing image
October 7, 2014
Produced by:
The Corps Network

The National Council of Young Leaders, comprising 16 diverse opportunity youth from across the country, held a Congressional Briefing to share their Recommendations to Increase Opportunity and Decrease Poverty in America. They shared six Recommendations in response to some of the most pervasive...

September 17, 2014
Produced by:
The National Council of Young Leaders

September 16, 2014
Produced by:
The National Council of Young Leaders

Under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA), the nation’s main federal juvenile justice law, states must establish State Advisory Groups to monitor state compliance with the law. SAGs must include young people—but engaging them can be a challenge.

brown v board of education
June 2, 2014
Produced by:
Dignity in Schools Campaign

In May 2014, a group of Dignity in Schools members from California, Mississippi, Ohio and Washington, DC participated in an on-line Google Hangout discussion to reflect on the impacts of Brown v. Board of Education sixty years later.

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