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Youth Spotlight: Nyiesha Mallet

Youth Spotlight: Nyiesha Mallet

“We are seeing that no one else is going to fight for youth of color like youth of color. We don't need people to speak on behalf of us when we can speak for ourselves”. Meet Nyiesha Mallet, a youth activist at UPROSE in Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn's oldest Latinx led...

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Youth Spotlight: Mariana Rodriguez

Youth Spotlight: Mariana Rodriguez

“I think it’s important that youth know that our future is determined by what we do. The damage that continues to be done by people in power is affecting us and the land.” Meet Mariana, a volunteer at PODER, an Latinx led environmental justice org based in San...

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Youth Spotlight: Nyheim Carter

Youth Spotlight: Nyheim Carter

Last week, as part of CJA's Youth Spotlight Interview series, we debuted our interview on our social media pages with Nyheim Carter (he/him). An intern at Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) in New Jersey, a group that organizes around community needs, Nyheim...

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Youth Spotlight: Chelsea Turner

Youth Spotlight: Chelsea Turner

Meet Chelsea Turner: a 19 year old Youth Organizer at UPROSE, Brooklyn’s largest Latino-led community organization that seeks to engage and preserve community in the Sunset Park Neighborhood through intersectional principles and cultural expression. Chelsea spoke to us about how youth can get involved in organizing, recovering from burnout, and more.

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#Visit48217

From July 30-31, the Democratic presidential candidates converged on Detroit, for the second primary debate. Detroit frontline communities, who have been leading voices for environmental, economic and racial justice for decades, took to the...

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