Think and Grow Positive: Be the Change You Want to See

July 6, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
By Kenyatta Skyles Philosopher James Allen is famous for his quote: “As a man thinketh, so he is. As he continues to think, so he remains.” Do you believe that […]

Age Ain’t Nothing but a Number: Youth Council Representative Arieanna Saddler is a Young Boss in the Making

July 2, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
By Megha Goel The first thing that strikes you about Arieanna Saddler is her effervescence. A Tremont Youth Council Representative, Saddler is a seventh-grade student of Northeast Ohio College Preparatory […]

The Revolution Will Be Digitized: Discussing the 21st Century Civil Rights Movement

July 2, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
By Megha Goel Understanding the civil rights movements of yesterday and today is essential to understanding American history. The landscape of today goes beyond racial inequities with recent Supreme Court […]

Why I Volunteer: “Because I’m Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired”

June 27, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
By Megha Goel A virus that swept millions from the planet, unprecedented lockdowns, layoffs, death of a dear one, the casual killing of minorities and, races still fighting for their […]

Achieving Equity Through Fair Housing

June 25, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
Confronting America’s Past and Envisioning an Equitable Future By Emily Martin, Special Guest Contributor When we look around us at who lives where and who has access to resources and […]

The Dollars and Cents of Exploring Money as a Social Justice Issue

June 24, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
By Kenyatta Skyles Understanding the dynamics of financial management at a young age leads to making healthy choices later in life. Financial education is a critical skill that enables a […]

We cannot charge the future, if we are not plugged into the present

June 20, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
Statement from the EYEJ Youth Council Our country is in a very dark place right now. As the EYEJ Youth Council, we will continue to represent, be the voice of, […]

Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice Took the Conversation of Conflict Resolution to the Next Level

June 18, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
By Kenyatta Skyles Whether one is a social justice activist or trying to enact change in their place of employment, conflict resolution is at the core of this work.  While […]

Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice Breaks Down the Facts of Toxic Stress in New Facebook Live Series

June 8, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
By Kenyatta Skyles EYEJ Speaks, an 8-week Facebook Live series, was established out of the organization’s need to bring its youth social justice conversations to civic leaders, educators, youth, families, […]

EYEJ’s #EMPOWER Giving Campaign means more than just a contribution on #GivingTuesdayNow

May 3, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
2020 will be remembered as the year that the world’s populations faced one of the most devastating pandemics in recent decades, but came out on top. The pain and losses […]