DACA recipients are our classmates, co-workers, friends, neighbors, etc. We can no longer afford to be silent on issues that do not directly impact us.
As the new issue VOX Investigates: Immigration approaches, our Q&A with a Muslim Atlanta teen reminds us of the real lives behind the news headlines.
The fact that I can cover this immigration topic as a teen reporter is something that I am very proud of, indeed, because even some adults try to hide from a topic that has so much to offer.
“People don’t realize that no one leaves their country ‘just because’…” says 17-year-old artist Maite Nazario. Her recent art exhibition at the Latin American Association shows her passion for “activist art.”
“The Radius of Us” takes on the difficult topic of immigration in a way that connects readers to the hardships people face in an attempt to find safety. It teaches teens about the realities of immigration in a way they will willingly read and understand.
Trump is the leader of the free world but there are still certain things he can and cannot do. VOX breaks it all down for you, issue by issue.
Riven Mendoza, 17-year-old valedictorian of the Class of 2017 at Creekside High School, is a first-generation citizen whose parents immigrated from Mexico Riven sat down with VOX to discuss the realities of being a first-generation citizen and a Mexican valedictorian at a predominately black school.
Maite Nazario, a 16-year-old senior at Chattahoochee High School, is a self-taught artist who uses acrylic and watercolor as well as mixed media to tell the story of immigration in the U.S.
“This land of the free robbed you of your freedom/spit on your identity and race/then treated you more Mexican than human…” Ivan, 18, spits powerful poetry as part of the Atlanta Word Works team at Brave New Voices 2016.