The Incredible Activism of Younger Generations Will Make You A Lot Less Depressed About the Future

Great post with some incite into the current trends of youth in activism and how young people are changing the world.

2012 The Awakening

Students and youth have the power to create the kind of future they want to live in.

 

In recent weeks, we have had the privilege of hearing from and seeing a number of impressive young people in action. We want to highlight some of the issues that are spurring youth to get active in their communities and what they are doing about them.

Young people are yearning to understand the world, even when the truth is horrible, so that they can change it for the better. Mary Elizabeth Williams writes in Salon: “They’re questioning and curious and skeptical and intensely philosophical. They want to make sense of the world and reasons people do the things they do. They have amazing ideas, ideas that are too often wrung out of them by a school culture increasingly devoted…

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