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Youth violence news and analysis from The Nation
April 8, 2019
Meet the Grown-Ups Keeping Kids Out of Prison
The Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice will help guide towns, cities, and states on how to close youth prisons for good.
July 9, 2018
In New York, the Fight to End Gun Violence is Student-Led
High-school students across the city help train their peers to lead the charge in ending gun violence.
April 12, 2018
America Is a Dangerous Place to Be a Kid
An analysis of OECD countries unmasks the ways America is failing its youth.
August 17, 2017
Cutting Off Payments to Palestinian Families Won’t Stop Terrorism
It also might amount to collective punishment, which is illegal.
June 15, 2017
Donald Trump Is Waging a War on Children
America’s never-ending “war on terror” wreaks havoc on the physical, mental, and emotional health of kids around the world.
Karen J. Greenberg
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January 11, 2017
Under Trump, LGBT Student Rights Could Be in Trouble
But there is a lot communities can do at the local level to safeguard LGBT protections.
October 20, 2016
Where the Bodies Are Buried
War and survival in South Sudan’s forgotten town.
September 29, 2016
A Growing Grassroots Movement in Mexico Is Resisting the US-Backed Drug War
Citizens are protesting disappearances, searching mass graves, and demanding an end to impunity.
August 1, 2016
Why Toy Guns Matter
The NRA wants to start kids young, but parents can resist gun culture.
June 7, 2016
Forget the Guns—Ban Swimming Pools!
Guns are not to blame in accidental shooting deaths of toddlers.