Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Category: Youth

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A Life Measured in Two-Year Increments

A Life Measured in Two-Year Increments

As the Obama administration delays executive action on immigration reform, a DREAMer is left in limbo.

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Riffing at ‘Pueblo Harlem’

Riffing at ‘Pueblo Harlem’

Afro Latin Jazz and salsa dancing marked the celebration at the Harlem School of the Arts.

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Mexican Families Keep Quinceañera Rite Alive

Mexican Families Keep Quinceañera Rite Alive

A Mexican girl’s quinceañera is more than a beautiful gown and a perfect hairdo. Each element symbolizes the coming of age of a young woman and her commitment to make her parents proud, El Diario reports.

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English-Language Learners Promised More Support

English-Language Learners Promised More Support

English-language learners in New York public schools were promised more support from Chancellor Carmen Fariña and her new head of ELL, Milady Baez, reports Chalkbeat.

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Migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley

Migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley

La Voz describes two brothers among several people migrating from Central America to the Hudson Valley, and the challenges such migrants face.

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Black Life Matters: On the Freedom Ride

Black Life Matters: On the Freedom Ride

Colorlines editorial director Akiba Solomon writes about Black Life Matters, the action and freedom ride to Ferguson, Missouri, she participated in.

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Preparing for New Immigrant Students

Preparing for New Immigrant Students

The Internationals Network for Public Schools welcomes youth from Central America as well as many other nations.

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Biking for Sewol

Biking for Sewol

Korea Daily reports on the long bicycle journey across the U.S. taken by a Columbia University student to commemorate the Sewol ferry disaster.

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Students Talk about Segregated Schools

Students Talk about Segregated Schools

The Riverdale Press went into some of New York's segregated schools to hear what students say about the consequences of racial isolation and division.

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Teen Taiko Drumming and J-Pop

Teen Taiko Drumming and J-Pop

High schoolers learned about Japanese culture at a workshop at the Japan Society.

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Helping Young Migrants Navigate Immigration Court

Helping Young Migrants Navigate Immigration Court

Pro bono attorneys meet juveniles at their first court date in New York.

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