“We always complain that our teachers don’t really like to listen to us, but the reality is that they can’t because it’s just so difficult for them to be able to manage the meager budget they get plus trying to help out with students who [need] assistance.”
Arizona’s student-to-counselor ratio is the worst in the nation, averaging at about 905 students per counselor. In response to this fact and personal experience, two teens helped lobby the state legislator for $20 million to increase mental health resources in Arizona schools to advocate for a “safe mind, safe campus.”
High school students in Southern California are answering the call to action and taking on the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Immigrants and refugees often do not have access to local news—and central Ohio teen Saideepika Rayala created a solution.
As an all-women and non-binary hackathon, Technica encourages females to combat the gender imbalance and imposter syndrome associated with STEM fields.
Tiara Darisaw knew something was wrong with the water in her Flint, Michigan home, when it tasted sweet. “Like big brown chocolate milk,” the 15-year old said.
Teen girls want to address sexual harassment where it begins: in middle and high school.
Noor Aldayeh had around 2,000 followers on Instagram when she first decided to share her story about struggling with bulimia. Today, she has over 40,000.
Each year, girl leaders from the U.S. attend the UN Commission on the Status of Women as delegates. This year, three young women at that convening offered Ms. a glimpse into their activism.
High school seniors share the process of hosting a successful feminism conference.