Winter 2009: Adultism

In the United States today millions of young people live in poverty, lack health care, experience physical, emotional, and sexual abuse from adults, and experience inadequate educational opportunities and a lack of living wage job opportunities. Many live in toxic environments. Young people lack political representation. Their efforts to survive, sustain their relationships, nurture their opportunities, work for justice, and express their creativity are routinely belittled, interrupted, or criminalized by adults.

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