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Our Power Will No Longer Be Ignored Because of Our Age

“Our Power Will No Longer Be Ignored Because of Our Age” On the morning of March 14th, Juntos along with the Philadelphia Student Union organized the “Student Vision for School Safety March.” Thousands of young people across the city of Philadelphia walked out of their schools and put forward their vision for true school safety means. Juntos youth member, City Perez-Nieto, a Junior at Science Leadership Academy adressed the crowd

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Estudiantes Se Dirigen A El Distrito Escolar: “No Nos Penalizen Por Protestar”

Estudiantes Se Dirigen A El Distrito Escolar: “No Nos Penalizen Por Protestar” En la semana de el 5 de marzo, una carta de el Superintendente de el Distrito Escolar de Philadelphia, El Dr. William Hite, fue circulada a todos los directores de el distrito escolar y de algunas escuelas charter tambien. Mientras la carta empieza apoyando el derecho de los jovenes en protestar y hacer una huelga el 14 de marzo, el

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Students to Philadelphia School District: “Don’t Penalize Us for Protesting”

Students to Philadelphia School District: “Don’t Penalize Us for Protesting” On the week of March 5th, a letter from the Superintendent of the Philadelphia School District, Dr. William Hite, was circulated to all district principals and many charter schools as well. While the letter starts off in support of the youth-led walkouts scheduled for the city on March 14th, it quickly shifts tone and states that students are only allowed

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Student Vision for School Safety March Demands

Student Vision for School Safety March Demands On February 14th, the school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School forever changed the Parkland, Florida community, after a gunman claimed the lives of 14 students, and 3 school faculty members. This unfortunate and pervasive symptom of national neglect for school safety reform has galvanized the nation, igniting students across the country to step into activism that challenges calls for armed police and

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