Monthly Archives: January 2016

Teen Activists Across the Country Walk to Save Animals

By Leah Kelly Every year, thousands of people across North America participate in an incredible mass display of compassion towards farmed animals — some of the most abused on the planet. Farm Sanctuary’s annual Walk for Farm Animals campaign is a … Continue reading

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Embodying Love: School Club Inspires Positive Body Image and Self Esteem

By Ashley Lytle Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror and seen something you felt was “wrong”? I have, and so have several of my friends. These insecurities can cause depression, eating disorders, anxiety, a lack of self-confidence, and … Continue reading

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Activism Camp Goes to School

YEA Camp was thrilled to bring our change-making message to this Bay Area school. Continue reading

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Inspired Teens Lead Walk to End Slavery

Sixteen-year-old Katy Foley describes her inspiring work with the group Youth Ending Slavery.

Many people don’t realize that slavery still exists and is a far too prevalent injustice in our world today. This is an atrocity not to be misconstrued as solely an issue of the past or a crime of developing countries. Continue reading

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New Youth Blog Team Showcases Teen Activism

Let’s forget everything we thought we knew about what teens do in their free time.

It’s officially 2016 and our New Year’s resolution is to turn that stereotype around. Continue reading

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