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The Teacher’s Strike Wave Continues

The Teacher’s Strike Wave Continues

Teacher’s strikes seem to be the new wave flooding the nation. As of February 2019, there are several active walkouts. As of now, the first strike of the year is over. A deal was reached by the union in Los Angeles on January 22, with the country’s second-largest school district that called for smaller classroom sizes […]

Student Supended From School After Calling Congressman Mark Amodei

Student Supended From School After Calling Congressman Mark Amodei

United States Representative Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) is responsible for a student’s absurd suspension from school. Seventeen-year-old Noah Christiansen, attending Robert McQueen High School, phoned his Congressman to lodge a complaint about lax gun laws which he believes are responsible for school shootings. During the recent #NationalWalkOut, Christiansen decided to leave a message for Representative Amodei. His […]

Chicago Students Take a Stand Against Gun Violence

Chicago Students Take a Stand Against Gun Violence

American youth participated in the #NationalSchoolWalkout to express their intent to push Congress to meet their demands for safer schools and communities. Organizers in Chicago joined using #GoodKidsBadCity in addition to those used by the Women’s March Youth Empower movement. Gun violence in Chicago touches everyone. Within the first three months of 2018, 40 youngsters between the […]

National School Walkouts Planned

National School Walkouts Planned

High school and college students across the country will join their peers in walkouts on March 14, 2017, to protest Congress’ apparent “refusal to take action on the gun violence epidemic plaguing [America’s] schools and neighborhoods,” according to organizers. Women’s March Youth Empower views this as another step in a movement for the prevention of […]

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