The room at Emory was full of excited teenagers from different schools around Atlanta. The workshop was about leadership and about developing leadership skills while highlighting what a leader truly is. The interaction and engagement from the teens stuck out to me the most during the workshop. They all seemed so enthused to be participating and quick to share their opinions.
Planned Parenthood’s Teen Action Group recently invited VOX to lead a workshop about empowering youth to lead and create change in communities. After several activities and discussion, the teens created this video and collages to capture their experiences and share their voices. VOX’s Atlanta Teen Voices Teen Editor Christian Stallworth co-facilitated the workshop and shared her experience from the […]
Events such as Teen Convene are especially important in the intense and divisive political climate that we are experiencing right now, because it encourages us to get out of our comfort zone, talk about controversial topics that need to be addressed, and connect with people who we may not usually have the opportunity to connect with.
Race is a subject that is often shunned, but the participants of this event were fearless and eager to discuss the topic, along with ways to try to eliminate certain hardships that come with racial identities.
VOX spread out along the route of Atlanta March for Social Justice & Women — from the Center for Civil and Human Rights to the Georgia state capital building. Here we present a variety of stories of youth, their protests and hopes.
Don’t Bat an eye. Fly In the face of the place From which you ascended. Curtsy and smile As though you never attempted to flee, And embrace The new space though its Prickles will often impale you and Lick the saccharine wine turned Burgundy As it leaks. You found your fate remains Conjoined to the […]
I asked my girlfriends of African, Latin and European descent “What does friendship mean to you” and “How do you know when someone is your friend?” This is what they said.
There is not a better time to put this movie out, especially because of the current constant persecution and killing of black men and women across the United States.
Across from the train station, I started to get nauseous from a horrific smell emanating from a nearby cafe, which I later found out was second-hand smoke from marijuana.
We decided to tackle the racial disparities within the criminal justice system by conducting several different interviews, which gave us a professional, personal and general point of view.