The Safety Pin protest is basically people wearing safety pins to protest the election of Donald Trump as POTUS. The Safety Pin originates from people protesting the Brexit. I think its a great way to say you stand against Donald Trump, but it’s meaningless in actually doing anything to stop Trump or even spread awareness because of how subtle the pin is.
I agree with you post about Todays Politicians, because I feel these really captures the current situation of the political climate. What you said really shows the reality of what voters where going through during the election.
One sentence that really stuck out to was: “if they voted for Trump, they would be in support of a racist in…[Read more]
This is a youth-powered social network 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.
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.