Life in East Cleveland: A Memoir of Self Discovery & Change

July 8, 2020 // EYEJ // No Comments //
By Megha Goel “I grew up writing essays and stories on what I was doing, the things I saw around in my neighborhood, and the news that mattered to our […]

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, […]