“The call for reform is being made on so many levels, but what role is there for a student in all of this?,” senior high school student Madeline Hartog interviews fellow students from the NY city area.
A Q &A with young female students about their activism on climate change.
“When discussing the intersectionality of my Judaism and my feminism, I find a place where there are many similarities and differences,” says a young student as she struggles to come to terms with her different, conflicting identities.
“The importance they gave to being a woman in terms of their political activism varied generationally, but all believe showing up and making your voice heard is critical,” says Maddie.
“How are we meant to protect ourselves if we don’t have that information?”, says Marjorie, 16, who lives with her mother in the district of Carabayllo in Lima, Peru and is eager to spread knowledge about all kinds of safety.
“Denying a child a hug, to sit on your lap, or even to hold your hand as you accompanied him or her to the restroom would result as the most difficult challenge of my experience”, says a high school volunteer at the Refugee Youth Project in Baltimore.