Voices of Youth

Voices of Youth is a series that will capture the youth perspective and narrative during the COVID-19 response to recovery. It is made possible with funding from the Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan.

Feature Story Voices of Youth Percy
Longform Voices of Youth Photo Story Transportation

Voices of Youth: Transportation, a photo story


Feature Story Amir Abston is an advanced placement computer science student at Skyline High School.
Feature Story State Rep. Felicia Brabec and U-M Human Trafficking Clinic Founding Director Bridgette Carr are both Washtenaw County-based advocates for human trafficking awareness.

Voices of Youth: How public misperception of human trafficking makes it harder to combat


Longform Keyla Garcia-Rodriguez.

Voices of Youth: Local youth speak out on Washtenaw County's gun violence epidemic and how to end it


Feature Story "The Hands of the Named" by Elleona Ragland.

Voices of Youth: Poetry and art on gun violence


Feature Story Autumn Crump holds her poster.

Voices of Youth: Promoting a safer, cleaner community through art


Feature Story Thylicia video screenshot
Longform Voices of Youth Transportation Daniel  Kibezi
Longform Clockwise from upper left: students Nani C., Emily N., Fiza C., and Salem D.; and adult leaders Lori Saginaw, Yen Azzaro, and Anna Gonzalez.

Voices of Youth: AAPI leaders speak out on Asian stereotypes and how to combat them


Feature Story A design for a dress challenging stereotypes of Asian women, created by student Ella Yip.
Feature Story Voices of Youth participant Quincy Behm.

Voices of Youth: Poetry on racism and policing


Longform Hasini and Harshini Anand are members of Corner Health Center's Youth Leadership Council and mental health advocates.
Feature Story Voices of Youth Internet Overload Leland Wagner

Voices of Youth: How can Gen Z get reliable news?


Innovation News Youth participate in a Voices of Youth journalism workshop in April.