How One Teen Newspaper Became the Voice of New York City Youth
In the spring of 1980, a group of 30 students showed up at high schools across New York City carrying a just-launched newspaper, 150 copies each. The new outlet’s focus was radical for its time — race relations, environmental issues, education quality, gay rights and more.
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YSI: Scoppetta Helped Shape Child Welfare Lawsuits, Restore Sanity to NYC Foster Care
The flags flew at half mast in New York City last week for Nicholas Scoppetta, who died at the age of 83 after a long career of public service to the city in which he was born and the place he entered foster care at the age of five.