Being born into a family business is kind of like being born into the mafia. You are brought up knowing that one day you will have to fulfill a predetermined destiny.
Your source for youth perspectives on innovation and policies designed to connect youth to the new economy.
“Working young may seem like a big sacrifice, but for me it was a great opportunity.”
Would you consider earning a high school equivalency certification instead of a high school diploma? What, if anything, does the high school experience offers versus the potential “shortcut” of a GED? How well does high school fit your learning needs?
There’s another kind of entrepreneur benefiting from the increased wealth in the Bay Area.
Oaksterdam On a Thursday in October, I arrived just in time for the morning lecture at Oaksterdam University in Oakland,…
Check out some of Youth Radio’s best reporting over the past year! From youth in the marijuana industry, to fines and fees in the juvenile justice system, to youth perspectives on gender identity, to police/youth relations, Youth Radio has been hard at work telling stories that matter to young people.
One trend that’s been making its way from inner-city Oakland neighborhoods into the public eye over the past couple years is the unique dance style known as “turfing.”
I went out looking for teens in an unscientific search to see if they are hanging out at the mall. I didn’t have much luck.
In a recent study, Young Invincibles quantified the cost of America’s current youth unemployment situation and calculated its effect on…
Before six months ago, the only job that I could get paid me less than minimum wage. But now, I…