More than 10,000 students and supporters rallied nationwide during a national day of action to defend public education and the rights of public workers.
The Secular Student Alliance, which has chapters on 200 college campuses nationwide, announced that it would work to help high school-aged free thinkers express themselves.
Student leader say achieving Obama's goal will require courage from both parties to invest in education instead of making politically expedient spending cuts.
A month-long celebration linking the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides that desegregated interstate transportation in the South with today's movements to address racism, violence and unemployment was kicked off here.
The repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell and the close vote on the DREAM Act are milestones in the continuing struggle to expand democracy and equality in America.
Activists said they were inspired, "fired up and ready to go" at The Voices for Jobs, Equality & Peace - People's World Amistad Awards Concert held in New Haven, Connecticut Dec. 5.
SAN ANTONIO - Thirteen students carrying out a hunger strike here have reached their 15th day, pushing for Congress to pass the DREAM Act.
"I'm educated by Baltimore City Public Schools and if we put more money into our education system we wouldn't have to be building this prison!"
Thousands of youth and students from countries across the globe will convene in South Africa Dec. 13-21, to participate in the 17th World Festival of Youth and Students.
The questions showed that young voters are less concerned with inside-the-beltway common knowledge and more concerned with questions that define what kind of a country we are inheriting.