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 Voices of Youth

Voices of Youth: Struggling students wonder: Who can I talk to?


Feature Story Photo Credit: Elyse Hampton
Feature Story The former Cheney Elementary School in Ypsilanti Township, possible future home of a community center.
Feature Story "Beyond the Mask" by Jah'Niya Treadwell.

Voices of Youth: Going "Beyond the Mask" of young people's emotions


Feature Story "blaring silence" by Lola Khasnabis Upton.

Voices of Youth: Art about the isolating effects of quarantine


Longform VOY Climate

Voices of Youth: A climate change education law in Michigan?


Feature Story Kennedy Flowers.

Voices of Youth: Addressing barriers to sex education in Michigan


Longform Voices of Youth Mental Health

Voices of Youth: Weathering the 'perfect storm' of middle school social life


Feature Story Writer Nia Stewart at far right with her Motor City Track Club teammates (L to R) Eve, Nevaeh, Londyn, Lia, and Aubrey.

Voices of Youth: Investigating gender inequalities in sports


Feature Story Isha

Voices of Youth: Celebrating intersectional identities


Longform AP Minority Coures