Emory Youth Partnership Teens Speak Out about Leadership

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, General, Health and Wellness, Videos
Written By: Emory Public Health Youth Partnership Teens
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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.

A Band Aid for a Larger Issue

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Girl Code, Guy Code, Opinion, School
Written By: Sarah Kallis, 16
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While it seem like an easy solution to the problem, my school’s new skort rule is actually a Band-Aid for a much larger issue: consent. I believe that while administration had the students’ best interests at heart, they missed the mark on identifying the deeper issue.

‘It’s My Life’ Film Festival Gives Teens Outlet to Spread Their Message

  |  Topic: Entertainment, Identity, LGBTQ, Movies, Race/Ethnicity
Written By: Mikael Trench
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The film that stood out to me the most was the night’s Best Picture winner “Dear Drew.” With its beautiful cinematography, detailed direction, great performances, and strong writing, the film succeeds at giving you that warm feeling inside of being in love with someone that we can all relate to.

Planned Parenthood Southeast’s Teen Action Group Explores Healthy Relationships

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Health and Wellness, Teen Dating Violence, VOX Investigates
Written By: Planned Parenthood Teen Action Group
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Teens from Planned Parenthood Southeast’s Teen Action Group spoke out about healthy relationships, as part of VOX Investigates project this semester.

VOX Investigates Reflections After a Day of Production, a Month of Reporting

  |  Topic: Editor Picks, Personal, VOX Investigates
Written By: Sharah Hutson, 18, Mays High School
V.I. Jason (at right) and Miranda (center) record an audio story for publication next month with support from GPB's Sean Powers.

The VOX Investigates fall semester team has been working diligently toward creating our special coverage of HIV and AIDS — including a print publication, to be released in December for World AIDS Day. Last Saturday, the team huddled into the VOX office despite the rainy weather to add finishing touches to all of the content. […]

AIDS WALK 2015

  |  Topic: Health and Wellness, VOX Investigates
Written By: Kayla Smith, VOX Investigates
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The AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5k Run, produced by AID Atlanta, celebrates its 25th anniversary on Oct. 18. This “rain or shine” event is one of Atlanta’s largest social gatherings held each year, with more than 5,000 walkers and runners coming out to join the journey on the road to find a cure for AIDS.

Georgia Teen Institute Photos and Art

  |  Topic: Art, Atlanta Teen Voices, Culture, Editor Picks, General, Identity, Photos
Written By: Georgia Teen Institute Teens
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This June, teens who attended the Georgia Teen Institute event shared their voices in compelling ways. You can watch them share their voices, listen to them share their voices, or see photos of them sharing their voices below. Today, we bring you a gallery of the art a few teens at the GTI event crafted […]

GUIDE and Gwinnett County Parks and Rec Teens Share the Mic

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, Culture, Editor Picks, General, Poetry
Written By: GUIDE & Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation
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I feel like teenagers today all have good intentions to make a difference in their community, but sometimes teens can distracted. As a community, adults and other teens, our mission is to help those who have fallen off their path of success and get them back on the road of greatness and accomplishments.