My mother migrated here after the Vietnam War. Growing up, I watched her struggle and succeed. She was the first women in my life to encourage me and instill the idea of hope and change.
While the CARES Act includes some provisions that help youth and young adults, future coronavirus response legislation must directly address the issues important to young people.
Statement from Olivia Golden on priorities for next COVID-19 response legislation.
Under the Native Storytelling Project, I wrote the original play Menil and Her Heart. Inspired by three traditional Cahuilla stories.
Statement from Olivia Golden on coronvirus bill passed by the U.S. Senate.
Any coronavirus response and economic stimulus package must focus on people with low incomes and communities of color because their needs are urgent. None of us can be safe and healthy unless all of us are.
I am originally from Mexico, but I migrated to D.C. and have been living there for almost 14 years. I am passionate about immigration, the environment, and making sure that youth have the support they need in order to succeed. This is why I hope to continue to create safe and inclusive spaces where immigrant youth can learn how to organize around intersectional issues.
Jonathan P. Jones, MS, is the Commissioner of Recreation, Youth & Workforce Services in Albany, NY - the Capital City of New York! My departments are the connecting links to get healthier and wealthier in our community.
This budget would undermine economic security for students & workers by slashing, cutting, and/or eliminating student aid & workforce development programs.
Statement from Hannah Matthews about President Trump's budget proposal.