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Campaign for Youth Jobs kicks off in New Haven

High school students, leaders of student organizations, local politicians, community organizations and labor organizers put their heads together to launch a campaign for good youth jobs in New Haven.

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LA joins the We are the 99 percent movement

On Oct 1 people in Los Angeles came together from all walks of life to join in solidarity with the Occupy Movement on Wall Street, calling on the banks to pay their fair share.

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Occupy Chicago: "For as long as it takes to end corporate greed"

For 12 days dozens of protesters from diverse backgrounds have been camped out around the clock in front of the Federal Reserve here.

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America's kids tell their stories from their Wall Street camp

"I figured if I'm going to be homeless, I might as well be homeless for a good reason," said one of the hundreds of restless youth Occupying Wall Street, determined that their voices be heard.

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35 states get an F on teaching civil rights

When it comes to teaching civil rights, schools in the South have a more rigorous approach than nearly every other region of the country.

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ICE still targeting DREAM youth despite new Obama policy

Matias Ramos, 25, was about to board a plane during a domestic flight last year when immigration officials in Minneapolis detained him for 12 hours.

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Jamey Rodemeyer, 14: another victim of anti-gay bullying

Anti-LGBT bullying in this nation is unfortunately at epidemic levels among teens. On Monday 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer took his own life after being incessantly bullied by classmates.

Chicago students protest Sears ties to child labor and rape

High school students are protesting Sears's purchase of clothing from a factory where a supervisor is an unpunished serial rapist of young females.

Youth unemployment exacerbates violence

New Haven's youth unemployment rate reflects the Bureau of Labor Statistics' recent assertion that the national youth unemployment rate reached an all-time high this summer.

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West Memphis Three freed, but they still seek justice

In 1994, three young men in West Memphis, Ark. were wrongfully tried and convicted of the 1993 murder of three boys. Last week the trio were set free.

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