Youth Justice

Petition: Stand With Us to #FreeGrace

Grace, a Black 15-year-old special needs student in Michigan, was sentenced to juvenile detention during this pandemic because she didn’t complete her online schoolwork.

Our Island’s Treasure

High school student Kaiya Yonamine made this beautiful, hard-hitting documentary about the fight in Okinawa to protect an environmentally unique ocean bay from U.S. military plans.

Stop Failing Our Kids petition

January 2018

In Australia, opposition to a huge increase in police numbers and powers and the incarceration of children in adult prisons.

L.A. youth rise up to a socialist feminist challenge

April 2017

Whoever said young people are disengaged and uninterested was not looking in the right place! On March 24, I facilitated a workshop at the #RiseUp Youth Conference organized by the L.A. County Human Relations Commission. The goal of the conference was to inspire teens to organize around issues they care about. In addition to a… Read more »