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Youth Voices Speak Out on Environmental Justice

My name is Sophie Geraghty, and I am a junior at Seneca High School. My passion for environmental sustainability stemmed from a question. My question was simply, why? Why do we use plastic bags rather than paper? Why do we use plastic water bottles rather than metal ones? Because of... Continue Reading »

WE 365: Youth Voices on Environmental Justice

My name is Lauren Wood and I’m a sophomore at DuPont Manual High School. I’m passionate about advancing environmental sustainability because climate change is an issue of climate justice. POC and lower-income individuals are hit hardest by the effects of climate change and are taken advantage of by polluting companies.... Continue Reading »

WE 365: Youth Voices on Responsible Social Media Use

My name is Leo Tobbe. I am an incoming freshman at duPont Manual High School, and a Scholastic Kids Press reporter. In my role with Scholastic, I have become sensitive to not only the misinformation that is spread online, but also the hate and negativity. When used responsibly, social media... Continue Reading »

WE 365: Youth Voices on Racial Unity

“Hi, my name is Alexis Cammack. I am currently a sophomore at the University of Louisville studying Criminal Justice with hopes of becoming a lawyer.  I’ve always been passionate about social justice especially racial justice. I was born into a mixed race family, which made finding my personal identity harder... Continue Reading »

WE 365: Youth Voices on Business and Social Entrepreneurship

The path to business and social entrepreneurship is the topic for Youth Voices on June 31st.  We’ll hear from a panel of business-minded students and community members, led by Miles McGinnis, a senior at Oldham County High School. Ever since I discovered my passion for business four years ago, I... Continue Reading »

WE 365: Youth Voices on Immigration and Refugees

The challenges and gifts of immigrants and refugees is the topic for WE 365: Youth voices on June 17th, and we’ll hear from Josianne Esther Sadiki, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and a recent graduate of Iroquois High Schools Accelerate To Graduate program.          As an African girl... Continue Reading »

WE 365: Youth Voices on Inclusivity

Inclusivity is the topic for WE 365: Youth Voices on May 30, and we’ll hear from Katelyn Wo, a senior at Sacred Heart Academy and member of the Youth Board. My name is Katelyn Wo and I am currently a junior at Sacred Heart Academy. One thing that I am... Continue Reading »

WE 365: Youth Voices on Mental Health

Mental Health is the topic for WE 365: Youth Voices on May 30, and we’ll hear from Kaitlin Price, a rising senior at Central High School, who featured in a Student Impact Story at WE Day Kentucky 2020 Online. “What We Don’t Need in the Midst of Struggle is Shame... Continue Reading »