Cultivating Civic Ownership Among Younger Citizens
There is a large need for putting young people at the helm of addressing some of our country’s most pressing problems.
Tim Haydock is the director of YouthWire, a project of New America Media. YouthWire is a network of five youth media hubs across California and the only statewide network of youth media hubs in the country. YouthWire produces youth-led community journalism in media deserts, trains underserved youth in media skills, and encourages civic engagement in disenfranchised communities.