Good Life Presents: Youth Voice Global: One World One Voice

Purpose of the Book: This book will build off of the powerful foundation of Youth Voice Nation: Taking the Voices of the Youth Off Mute, a book dedicated to creating a platform for… Continue reading

bell hooks comes to Ohio State!

by Emma Jackson            All summer, I poured over bell hook’s Communion, seeking advice on healthy relationships and self-reflection. This work significantly moved me and the way I think… Continue reading

Coming Out

by Shauna Tepper Recently, the LGBTQ community celebrated what we like to call “Coming Out Day.” This is a day for all of us who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Queer/Questioning… Continue reading

Re-envisioning ‘Fulfill the Dream’

by Roberto Rivera Back in 2013 we started working with a community in Los Angeles near Compton and Long Beach in the South Bay area of the city. We worked with both a group… Continue reading

Mood and Swings

Poetry by Youth Voice Nation’s Jacqueline Salgado My name is stress. It is me who lingers through the hospital room while little brother is having a seizure. It is me when you cannot… Continue reading

The Educational Movement for Social Justice continues!

The is an edited version of a speech Rico Gutstein, of Teachers for Social Justice, gave at the demonstration at CPS headquarters by community organizations that was held on the 50th anniversary of the… Continue reading

15 Movie Characters Who Would Have Failed the GRE

A comical reminder about the importance of academics by Joely Friedman Our favorite movie characters are near and dear to our hearts. We love them like they are actual friends of ours. We… Continue reading

Interview with rising artist, DAVIDEO

What’s your full name, and what’s the story behind “Davideo?” My government name is David Shields, the name Davideo came out of nowhere honestly. I had always used it as a handle on… Continue reading

Get Up, Stand Up: The Ongoing Fight for Educational Freedom

Coming away from the 2013 Free Minds, Free People conference, I am certain of two things. One: It is our responsibility, as the Good Life Organization but more plainly as citizens of the… Continue reading

Integrative Medicine and Holistic Healthcare

By: Monika Wanis For years, scientists have invested billions of dollars for the purpose of creating pharmaceuticals that treat a wide range of ailments. Some of these medications that have been discovered are… Continue reading