Tag: Teen Activism

Finding Resiliency: Students Open up About Gun Violence

High School & Society

Finding Resiliency: Students Open up About Gun Violence

Iowa Big Students who were interested in fighting against gun violence decided to use their voice by creating a documentary to humanize the individuals who have been personally touched by gun violence within their community.

Is Your District Asking Students How ESSER Dollars Should Be Spent?

High School Redesign

Is Your District Asking Students How ESSER Dollars Should Be Spent?

ARP ESSER Funds are coming into your school district. Learn how school leaders at this XQ school centered student voice and insights in their budgeting.

How Youth Climate Activist Jerome Foster II Became the Voice for One Million Young People

High School Life

How Youth Climate Activist Jerome Foster II Became the Voice for One Million Young People

XQ schools empower students not only to dream of the future, but gives them the tools to make those dreams a reality. Learn more about how Jerome Foster II became the voice for one million young people.

Upbeat Academy: Music Education that Transforms Lives

High School Life

Upbeat Academy: Music Education that Transforms Lives

All students have the potential to do amazing things. This school gives students the tools they need to unleash creativity through music education and lead them to success.

Teen Activists on Elections, Civic Life, and Grassroots Organizing

High School Life

Teen Activists on Elections, Civic Life, and Grassroots Organizing

Between the pandemic, presidential election, and economic downturn—2020 has been a tumultuous year for everyone. But some high school students have taken matters into their own hands: by hitting the campaign trail.

Meet the Student Activists Leading the Country’s Protests for #BlackLivesMatter

High School Life

Meet the Student Activists Leading the Country’s Protests for #BlackLivesMatter

The fight for racial equity is being led by teens across the country. These are their stories.

Student Voice: We Have an Opportunity to Re-imagine Our Future

High School Life

Student Voice: We Have an Opportunity to Re-imagine Our Future

This student activist shares why now is the time to rethink education so that every student succeeds.

It’s Been One Year Since I Led a Student Gun Protest. Are Things Better Now?

High School Life

It’s Been One Year Since I Led a Student Gun Protest. Are Things Better Now?

One year ago, Kenia Alonzo organized a walkout at her school. Has anything changed since then?

8 Young Activists You Need to Hear From Today

High School Life

8 Young Activists You Need to Hear From Today

These 8 young women are changing the world through their activism work. Here’s their advice for young women who want to make an impact.

7 Quotes From March For Our Lives On The Power of Youth Voice

High School Life

7 Quotes From March For Our Lives On The Power of Youth Voice

The power of student voice matters. Our students shared inspiring messages and their words spoke volumes. Here are some of the most powerful quotes from March For Our Lives.

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