Youth lead march to Governor

Two days after the June 24 “Moral Monday,” youth in NC called for an action to raise their issues. The action was called “Witness Wednesday.”  NC HEAT leaders Q and Beatrice addressed the crowd at a press conference before a march to the Governor’s office. They demanded an end to the criminalization of youth and […]

Youth Mobilize for “Moral Monday”

Since April 29, members of NC HEAT have come out for weekly “Moral Mondays.”  On June 24 thousands of people from across the state gathered.  Over 120 people participating in non-violent civil disobedience.  The reactionary policies being proposed include massive cuts to education, a school voucher plan, refusing the Federal Medicaid Expansion, and cutting unemployment […]

Now accepting applications for Summer 2013 Youth Organizing Institute

**APPLY TODAY BY FILLING OUT THE ONLINE APPLICATION** Calling Triangle-Area Teens:  Work this summer to stop racism & school re-segregation, challenge the school to prison pipeline, and make schools safe for LBGTQ youth (and get paid!). Seeking applicants for the Youth Organizing Institute Ages 13-19 may apply – fill out the online application. The Institute will take […]

NC HEAT Mobilizes to School Board

Consider Supporting the work of NC HEAT by making a donation! On June 4, Students in NC HEAT, the Education Justice Alliance, and The Coalition of Concerned Parents of African American Youth joined forces to attend the Wake County School Board meeting. The “Consent Agenda” of the meeting included a renewal of the SRO contract […]

NC HEAT & YOI at Moral Mondays

  NC HEAT members and Youth Organizing Institute staff have been showing up big to Moral Mondays since the first one – April 29 – when two NC HEAT members were arrested alongside NC NAACP president Rev. Barber. Ever since we’ve been helping to build and turn out youth and helping with jail support til […]