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.

Longform Ypsilanti Community High School student Ashley M. says other Latinx students have been her rock since she emigrated from Honduras.
Feature Story BC Voices of Youth
Longform Ypsilanti resident Lucinda Printup has become an activist for juvenile justice reform after being involved in the juvenile justice system herself.
Longform Akintunde Oluwadare and Jamia Jackson.
Feature Story Student Elijah Wynn with one of his favorite books from the "Captain Underpants" series. The series has been frequently banned across the U.S.

Voices of Youth: How does book banning affect communities?

Feature Story "I didn't want to self destruct" by Elleona Kristine.
Feature Story Ypsilanti Community High School senior Jackie Sakina struggles with stress and says it's important for students to be aware of the mental health services available to them.
Longform Voices of Youth Daniel Fall 2022

Voices of Youth: School violence, a photo story


Voices of Youth: Teen mental health, a photo story

Longform Voices of Youth In school violence 2022

Voices of Youth: In School Violence, a photo story

Feature Story A photo from student Tyler Chavez's series on litter and community pride in Ypsilanti.