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The Age of Inaction is Over

17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last week. Most of them were teenagers like me, my friends, and the people I spend most of my time with. 362 more words


Why I Support My Child Participating in the School Walk Out on March 14

I know there are some parents who have concerns about their children participating in the school walkouts planned for March 14. They are valid concerns and I share them. 715 more words

Gun Reform / Gun Violence

Media Portrayal of Hip-Hop Culture and It's Effects on the Youth in Uganda.

Hip hop is a critically complex culture today, which complexity mainly comes as a result of its heterogeneity and diversity evident in both its cultural and, artistic and audience/practioners aspects. 796 more words

Rohingya Influx: Youth in heart of Humanitarian Action!

Blog by Sohanur Rahman, sharing his experience from a recent visit to Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh 975 more words


Interview: Wendy Lazarus

Interview with Wendy Lazarus by Salonee Singh, Assistant Director of Outreach for Redefy

Dec. 11, 2017

Wendy Lazarus is a leading child advocate and policy expert with a wide range of managerial, legislative, and advocacy accomplishments that have benefited hundreds of thousands of children and families on a community, state, and national level. 1,857 more words

Back in Zaatari Refugee Camp

I’m back in #zaatari refugee camp, where #MeWeSyria began 4 years ago with just 1 camera and twenty-five refugee youth. Today, the refugee youth-led program has reached more than 700 refugee youth across 8 cities in 3 countries. 130 more words

A suitable anniversary: youth and student action to close apartheid's embassy

It is a joyful coincidence that our book Youth Activism and Solidarity: the Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid has been published on 19 October 2017. On this day, thirty-two years ago, hundreds of students and other young people took mass direct action outside the South African Embassy in London to try to close down apartheid’s diplomatic mission. 448 more words

City Of London Anti-Apartheid Group