Our lives consist of relationships. From the moment we are born, we’re in relationships with people, things, and most importantly the relationship with ourselves. When I speak on relationships, I think it’s important to note that it is not just “romantic relationships” but all interactions with people in your lives. Many relationships can consume our […]Read more "Teen Dating Violence by Jessica Perez"
Discrimination impacts our world today. Racial equality means equal rights regardless of your race. There are many ways to oppress people from minority groups. Redlining is one example of discrimination. Redlining is the discriminatory practice that puts fininancial services out of reach for residents of certain neighborhoods based on race or ethnicity. These practices are […]Read more "Dreaming of Racial Equality By Sadiq Hall"
Discrimination and prejudice has created a darkness that have slowly, over time, taken over our world. People all over the world have to deal with the struggles of being an outcast and feeling alone due to being discriminated against. The definition of discrimination is the act of making wrongful and hurtful distinctions between people based […]Read more "Equality For ALL By Aaron Santos"
My dream for this world is that one day there would be no more disparities between one another. I hope we see each other as equal, especially women and other marginalized groups in our society. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. advocated for racial equality in our society. MLK has inspired me to advocate for equal […]Read more "My Dream World by Ayden Baskerville"
Our world has been consumed by discrimination and prejudice. Discrimination can be defined as making unjust acts between people mostly based on race, gender, age, religion, and/or sexual orientation. Prejudice can be described as an automatic assumption or judgment made on a persons based on few factors such as someone’s appearance, age, and race. I […]Read more "How Discrimination Affected My life By Jessica Perez"
Recently the college season has approached us. This means I am curating a portfolio. I am an art student at Edward R Murrow High School. I have been looking forward to this moment for a long time. I have been training and preparing myself for this crucial and essential stage of my life. It has […]Read more "An Art Student’s College Process By: Brianna Blue"
July is Disability Pride Month, its important to address the accessibility in the digital world. I want to promote accessibility and inclusion for the advancement of people with disabilities. Accessibility is vital when it comes to eliminating barriers for people with disabilities. It provides adaptability to different environments including online platforms. We can eliminate barriers […]Read more "Accessibility on the Web By Deseree Romero"
Several people have heard of the United States census but are not informed of how it affects them. The census is designed to take the official count of everyone who lives in the United States every ten years and has been occurring since 1790. One of the things that the census does is give your […]Read more "Stay Informed: NYC Census 2020 By Jonelle Taylor"
What’s an accommodation? Why are accommodations important? Under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done during the hiring process. Accommodations are important modifications that enable an individual with a disability to successfully […]Read more "American with Disabilities Act (ADA)- What are Accommodations? By Esther Pena"
Staying inside for months on end may be difficult, especially while the whole world outside your front doors seems like it’s straight out of a movie. Yet after your morning coffee, orange juice, or simply just a cup of water, you have to focus on how you may be able to help yourself. For that, […]Read more "10 Self Care Tips: Quarantine Edition by Denice Ocana"