Zilker Park has been around for a long time, it’s had a big impact on my childhood. There’s a lot of family events I’ve had at the park. When you go to Zilker Park you see a lot of green grass, trees, and bushe
I would like to start out by thanking you for sharing your story. I would also like to wish you luck with the rest of your pregnancy! I know how judgmental people can be when they see teen moms, but I hope you know that you are so strong and capable of getting through this. I admire your willingness to be open about your story and be true to yourself. I also used to play basketball and volleyball and I deeply relate to the emotions you described when your basketball team looses by 1 point, it’s so stressful. I wish you the best in your future and look forward to reading more from you!
I am thrilled how strong of a person you’vDear Lae become after reading your bio “Giving Free Rein to Life,” because you shared how you use to get sexualy asulte and being young and pregnant, and still being able to go to school, never saw or heard someone fight for what they want instead of giving up.
One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: “I wouldn’t be who I am today, or half as strong, if it wasn’t for his absence in my life. ” because even though certain people weren’t around or wasn’t there to bring you up, you became the best person you can be.
Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because i would love to see how you accomplish everything for being you and following your dreams.
This is a youth-powered publishing platform that was started in 2003 by a group of teachers from local sites of the National Writing Project.
We merged several earlier blogging projects. We have found that there are many advantages to bringing students together in one site that lives beyond any particular class. It’s easier for individual students to read and write about their own passions, to connect with other students, comment on each other’s work, and create multimedia posts for each other. Further, it’s been exciting for us to pool our knowledge about curriculum, connected learning, and digital literacies.
There are over 8,000 posts and over 13,000 comments by young people on the site on topics as diverse as the American Dream, Shakespeare, and sports as well as original poems and stories.
Youth Voices is a platform for youth to write about their interests, both in school and outside of school: what they are reading, what their hobbies or future careers might be, what they enjoy in their spare time. Like all of us, students follow our national leadership and form opinions. They are also welcome to write about those topics as well.
Youth Voices is fully non-partisan and welcomes youth of all types, from all regions, and with all viewpoints. Educators support youth in writing and thoughtfully responding to each other through the use of commenting guides, using tags to show common interests, playlists to support self-guided inquiry; opinions expressed by writers are their own.
If being part of such a community makes sense to you, we invite you to join us. We welcome all youth and any teacher interested in having students publish online and participate in the give and take of a social network like Youth Voices.