Tag Archives: youth activism

Youth Activists at Climate Summit 12-19

Tuesday, December 03, 2019


Common Dreams

‘People Are Underestimating the Force of Angry Kids’: Greta Thunberg Returns to Europe for Climate Summit

At COP 25, Thunberg said, “we will continue the fight there to make sure that within those walls the voices of the people are being heard.”


Jessica Corbett, staff writer


Youth-Led Climate Strikes

Friday, November 29, 2019


Common Dreams

‘We See No Other Options’: Youth Activists Lead Global #ClimateStrike Ahead of COP 25

“Countless negotiations have produced much-hyped but ultimately empty commitments from the world’s governments.”


Jessica Corbett, staff writer



People worldwide poured into the streets Friday for a youth-led climate strike that aimed to pressure global governments to step up their efforts to tackle the planetary emergency at a key United Nations summit scheduled to start Monday.

“Striking is not a choice we relish; we do it because we see no other options.”
—Youth leaders

CA Common Cause Youth Activist Training 2019

California Common Cause: Our annual training brings together amazingly talented young people and equips them with the skills and knowledge to become the next generation of leaders and activists on Common Cause’s issues. This training is provided at no cost to the students. A fire is lit within them as they return to their campuses and communities to serve as the next leaders in our movement.

Students Climate Change Strikes


Books about Global Youth by Gayle Kimball and 4,000 youths

Ageism in Youth Studies: Generation Maligned (Cambridge Scholars Press)

How Global Youth Values Will Transform Our Future (Cambridge Scholars Press)

Brave: Young Women’s Global Revolution (Volumes 1 and 2, Equality Press from AK Press)

Your Mindful Guide to Academic Success: Beat Burnout (Equality Press)

For contents, email the author gkimball@csuchico.edu

Today’s youth are caring, engaged political actors–agree?

Today’s youth are caring, engaged political actors

By Gayle Kimball, opinion contributor to The Hill— 10/14/17 11:00 AM EDT

My article generated lots of nasty right wing comments, hope you’ll make comments as well.