We are loving these teens in the news, making their voices heard:
NYC students are calling for the City to integrate public schools and give students a voice in the process. Last weekend, students from IntegrateNYC4Me, a student-led advocacy group, organized a rally to “call attention to the necessity of including student voices in the creation of the policies that will affect us the most.”
High school junior Tahseen Chowdhury announced his campaign to unseat New York State Senator Jose Peralta. Explaining his decision to run, 16 year-old Tahseen said, “People are looking for someone who cares more about the people than the politics.”
New Jersey students on an 8th grade trip to Washington, DC respectfully declined to take a photo with House Speaker Paul Ryan, using the opportunity to protest his support of the Trump administration.