Acquiring a Taste for Activism

“The immigration issue hits so close to home that many teenagers defied school officials and their families by taking part in the walkouts. And that taste for political activism seems to have ignited a fire,” the New York Times reports. “Having discovered almost by accident their ability to make themselves heard, many are now taking that energy to join student unions, register to vote, learn about political organizing and in general broaden their political awareness of other social justice issues.”