Youth

To ‘Secure a Livable Future,’ 30,000 Youth Urge Court to Let Landmark Climate Suit Go to Trial

March 1, 2019

By Jake Johnson / Common Dreams. “The Trump administration is doing everything it can to stop Juliana v. United States from going to trial. The youth cannot let that happen.” Calling for an end to years of delays and inaction as global warming continues to accelerate, over 30,000 young people signed on to an amicus…

Opposition Grows to Hopkins' Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

Opposition Grows to Hopkins’ Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

February 21, 2019

On Friday legislators will hear from  supporters and opponents of the bill

Kids Take to the Streets in DC to Demand Climate Action

July 22, 2018

Youth from across the country marched on Washington and lobbied electeds to break ties with the fossil fuel industry and preserve their future

Explosive Report Shows Unchecked Sexual Assaults in Chicago Public Schools

July 6, 2018

Troy LaRaviere, challenger for Mayor of Chicago, says understaffing and mismanagement at CPS and by Rahm Emanuel has resulted in unchecked sexual assault of Chicago Public Schools students

Activists Rally for $12M Youth Fund for Black-Led Groups Fighting Inequity

November 21, 2017

At a time of record violence, the proposal would award millions annually to community-led organizations working to uplift Baltimore youth and address the root causes of violence

Questioning the Narrative of Increased Youth Violence

November 13, 2017

City Councilmember Bill Henry and public defender Jenny Egan call for increased youth services, not more policing

Immigration Reform

September 5, 2017
Across the country thousands protested, walked out of school and carried out civil disobedience against the decision

Hundreds Rally in Baltimore to Defend Education and Immigrant Rights

July 9, 2017

TRNN speaks to students, educators and advocates taking part in a Unity March to defend immigrants rights as part of the 2017 Free Minds, Free People Conference

Tired of Spending on Police and Punishment, Baltimore Residents Seek More Youth Funding

May 19, 2017

Taxpayer’s night brings criticism of city’s continued emphasis on policing and prisons at the expense of schools and youth programs by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis

In Historic Protest Israel’s Orthodox Break with Settler Right

March 10, 2014

On Wednesday, March 6th the Israeli government’s Shaked Committee approved a law proposal that would extend forced conscription to the Jewish Orthodox. Today in Israel, military service is mandatory for all Jewish citizens, except the ultra Orthodox. The history of this exemption goes back to the founding of the state and has caused increasing tension…