Congress of Communities youth council members discuss how getting involved in community organizing positively impacted their lives and their communities, and encourage other young people to get involved in their communities too.
Young people who are members of the Michigan Organization for Adolescent Sexual Health (MOASH) use a popular gameshow format to discuss how rape culture is present in our everyday lives. All youth deserve to live in a world free from rape culture.
Urban Neighborhood Initiatives education justice and mental health teams use an evening news format to demand more mental health counselors and resources in the Detroit public schools.
MIStudentsDream Organizers Present Demands For School Sanctuary Policies To Keep Immigrant Students And Families Safe.
Youth storytellers from For Our Future talk about civil rights issues: Voting Rights, LGBTQ Equality, Student Debt Crisis.
Detroit Heals Detroit leaders discuss how young people affected by gun violence can heal through the pain and protect each other, so that the next generation can deal with the trauma that we experienced.The right to heal is a civil rights issue of our generation. To Detroit youth from Detroit youth.
The InsideOut Youth Performance Troupe performs a poem about Black Lives Mattering, and the right to live safely in the skin in which they were born.
Habiba Khatun, a senior at Detroit International Academy, examines the human rights to access to safe drinking water --- and the public health impacts and human consequences of not having running water at home
482Forward is a citywide education organizing network in Detroit. Here, Mohammad Muntakim provides youth perspectives on social identity, social cohesion, public health, and educational reform.
DAYUM fights for seats at the table for marginalized youth, who here discuss the Online Learning Bill of Rights which presents their rights to be comfortable while learning, privacy, anti-racist curriculum, break from standardized tests and qualified, certified teachers.
Youth discuss research on a social issue that is impacting their mental health – theirs, and others around them.
In discussions of racism, classism, and politics, where are the voices of young people? This video is a poetic expression of youth voice by members of The Hidden Genius Project, which mentors Black male youth in technology creation, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills to transform their lives and communities.
Youth activists at Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School demonstrate an intergroup dialogue about race and assert the right of every student to a sense of safety and belonging at school.
In the tradition of civil rights activism in Mississippi, Cristina and Al speak about how racism affects minority students in school suspensions and push-out from school.
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