At the beginning of spring, I had the tremendous fortune to interview Alexandra Rueda, a member of the Redefy Panama Chapter. Alexandra is a seventeen year old student from Colegio Real de Panama whose passions include horsebackriding and participating in Debate Club. 1,096 more words
The SD Notebook is back today, the 64th anniversary of the Brown decision, after a short hiatus to wrap up the semester and submit final grades. 963 more words
Politics is one of the best ways to bring development to humanity if practiced according to the rules.
I am challenging the youth to join politics with a view to channeling their youthful energy into enhancing political reforms that would deepen their country’s democracy for rapid development. 196 more words
In my previous post ” My Vote Will Not Make A Difference,” I illustrated with how citizens can re-think over the commonly held view that ”My Vote Will Not Make A Difference.” In fact, if we choose to sideline ourselves from exercising our rights, thus taking responsibility of the kind of people whom should lead us, then we are likely to live a life being frustrated all the time. 272 more words
Why Youth Engagement?
In my post, Youth citizenship: An intersectional analysis, I briefly touched on the importance of youth engagement to provide young people the knowledge and skill sets needed so they can become active citizens that contribute to building healthy communities and a stronger nation. 555 more words