International day of peace works to promote peace in the world. These are how we are failing and how we might be able to work more towards it.
Systemic racism plagues the foundation of the United States both quietly and vocally. Unfortunately, the current sociopolitical climate houses a welcome narrative of vocally expressing these racist ideologies. Over the last four years there has been an increase in racially based hate groups by 55%, fueling the fire of hatred and violence towards targeted groups….
The importance of kindness in achieving the sustainable development goals through the UNESCO-MGIEP #KindnessMatters campaign.
There are challenges with the digital divide in Trinidad and Tobago. However, there are efforts to engage students with online learning.
The effects of climate change have undeniable this year – from the wildfires in California to COVID-19. Youth movements are creating change.
The Savannah Undocumented Youth Alliance (SUYA) is a grassroots organization comprised of undocumented immigrants in the United States. As the founder and lead volunteer, Daniela Rodriguez does incredible work demonstrating the power of localizing human rights through her initiative. Currently, she is focusing on bringing immigration awareness to her local community. With the help of…
The Demographic Dividend The new decade ushered renewed commitment towards the achievement of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As the world races towards the evaluation of its commitment to development, proponents have expanded the girth of participation. Global leaders and policy advocates have championed youth participation as a crucial element in catalyzing the achievement…
The 21st century heralds a new crop of activism led by youth and children. The youth play an important role in advocacy, ensuring that their voices are heard in a world riddled with self-interest. Youth activism has made a significant contribution in addressing challenges faced by the voiceless in society.