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Youth Activists

I'm Embracing My 'Young' Age (And You Should, Too)

Rebekah Bolser | Posted 09.09.2014 | Teen
Rebekah Bolser

The worst thing that we, as young people, can do is to accept things the way they are because of our age. Young people have been on the forefront of every major social movement in history. We are passionate, motivated and we refuse to accept the world the way it is.

Participatory Politics: New Media and Youth Political Action

Alecia DeCoudreaux | Posted 08.26.2012 | College
Alecia DeCoudreaux

Considering the extent that young people are using new media to communicate their political views or exhort others to action, one has to wonder about the accuracy and veracity of the information they're using to formulate their message.

A Generation in Revolt

Ronan Farrow | Posted 07.16.2012 | World
Ronan Farrow

To make good on its promise, this generation will have to continue to stand up and participate -- not just in the moment of protest, but in the building of sustainable institutions for years to come.

Young Activists Furious With Clinton, Dodd Over Remarks On College Students

Politico | Ben Adler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Many youth activists are furious with the campaigns of Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) and Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) for suggesting that college stud...