What’s On the Ballot for Youth and Families in 2020
Next week, hundreds of politicians will be on the ballot, from President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden all the way to local town council representatives. And in many states, those races will be accompanied on the ballot by initiatives that put public policy directly in the hands of voters.
Tonight’s Debate Is Missing the Only Candidate with a Detailed Child Welfare Plan
Tonight, the still-crowded Democratic field will face off in Los Angeles for a sixth primary debate. It will not include Julián Castro, one of the first people to throw his proverbial hat in the presidential race.
What the Federal Government Could Do to Spur Juvenile Justice Reform
In late July, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s campaign circulated a proposed criminal justice plan. It specifically referenced juvenile justice, which might be the only time that subject has come up thus far in the 2020 election.
Youth Take the Stage in 2020 Presidential Debates
From gun violence to climate change, youth activists have launched social justice movements in recent years in response to worries about the nation’s future. One enterprising individual continuing that trend is Jonah Gottlieb, a 17-year-old resident of Petaluma, Calif.,