November 1-15th: Media Round Up

Feeling some post-election blues? We hope that the stories, actions and updates below will keep our fire lit and help us continue our good fights. Get Yr Rights Network! BREAKOUT! (NEW ORLEANS, LA) AND STREETWISE AND SAFE (NEW YORK, NY) HAVE PARTNERED ON A PROJECT TO CREATE A NATIONAL LGBTQ YOUTH “KNOW YOUR RIGHTS” NETWORK […]

YOI FALL TRAINING: Make Art, Not Jails!

Join us for our YOI FALL TRAINING: Make Art, Not Jails! Resisting the Prison Industrial Complex through Art. REGISTER ONLINE: HERE!  We can provide food and transportation. Questions or Concerns? (919) 760-7088 WHERE: AFL-CIO Office 1408 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC FRIDAY, DEC. 12 | 5:00PM – 9:00PM Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex Quiltmaking as […]

October Media Round Up

Week of Action: Ending the School-to-Prison-Pipeline Media Recap Week of Action Press Conference with YOI, NC HEAT and Education Justice Alliance (EJA) Flipagram video by NC HEAT member Tavon  We made the cover of The Triangle Tribune, you can read the coverage of our press conference here. “As I grew older, it became more and […]

September 12th-29th: Media Round-Up

Student News Students in Jefferson County, Colorado are protesting the whitewashing of history! Actions/Events: Upcoming and Recently  // Post by Ignite NC. Check out this powerful video from NCSPU’s fall conference: Stand Up, Fight Back! From Ignite NC – Check out why NC Youth traveled to Ohio recently to walk 11 miles for John Crawford, to […]

September 1st-11th: Media Round-Up

This is YOI’s inaugural media round-up! Check in every other week to find a collection of articles, blog posts, art and media from our YOI alums/grads, community partners and allies and relevant movement updates in North Carolina, across the South and what’s inspiring us from all over the country and world–with a particular focus on […]

Dignity in School Campaign Convening – Sanyu G.

On August 9 to 11th we had a small convening in Portland, Oregon with our national partners in the Dignity in School Campaign.  Together we had valuable workshops media campaigns, base building and on collecting school discipline statistic from all school districts. Most of the workshop were led by fellow DSC members from community groups, DSC […]