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Monroe County students work to promote, elevate youth voices

By Sophia Garcia From protests against gun violence to the Black Lives Matter movement, the nation has recently seen young people take the lead on a wide variety of social movements.  In Rochester, students have slipped pink slips inside Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office door to protest cuts to education, received training from the New York...

Youth fight for racial justice, and take their convictions to the polls

By Alan Gomez and Pamela Rentz With the world gripped by a global pandemic and protests over police brutality raging across the U.S., young adults and teenagers played a significant role in the activism work that defined 2020. Generation Z and Millenials were heavily involved in protests, marches, social media campaigns and the November elections....