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.
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.
For 12 days dozens of protesters from diverse backgrounds have been camped out around the clock in front of the Federal Reserve here.
"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.
When it comes to teaching civil rights, schools in the South have a more rigorous approach than nearly every other region of the country.
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.
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.
High school students are protesting Sears's purchase of clothing from a factory where a supervisor is an unpunished serial rapist of young females.
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.
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.