He said one of his highlights was seeing the fund's shared education programme written into legislation. During his tenure peace walls were transformed or removed, with the fund playing a key role as a conduit between communities and statutory agencies. … [Read more...] about We must ensure young people learn from our history, says outgoing peace fund boss Adrian Johnston
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A second woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct has come forward, in an interview with The New Yorker. Deborah Ramirez claimed that Kavanaugh pulled down his pants and exposed himself to her at a drinking party when they were both freshmen at Yale, an allegation Kavanaugh denies. … [Read more...] about Young People Interested But Also Feeling Anxious Ahead of Election, Poll Says
Not gonna lie, watching @TomSteyer trying to get young people to register to vote @csuf had a very Curb Your Enthusiasm feel to it. (I swear I did not put the tuba music in - a band class was practicing nearby) https://t.co/xrB1bJOFGY pic.twitter.com/Zz5pDpSUac … [Read more...] about Blue wave? First clues coming in + Will young people turn out?
The recent rise in political engagement is particularly apparent among Americans ages 15 to 22, a group that includes teenagers who will be eligible to vote in a presidential election for the first time in 2020. The poll found that 48 percent now think they can have at least some effect on the government, after just 33 percent felt that way in March. … [Read more...] about Young People Feel More Politically Empowered: Poll
For this reason, the EU should invest in creating economic growth with benefits that are more inclusive, creating decent jobs in order to engage more the youth population in society and eliminate the rise of populism. A drastic improvement in living conditions with better opportunities for all is required, given the alarming issues facing NEETs, working poor and the youth unemployed. The EU and its member states should strive to improve their policies which directly affect young people, tailoring them to their needs as they are the future of our European society and a crucial part of the EU’s stability. … [Read more...] about To safeguard democracy, the EU must improve the lives of young people