This past week, Boston has been one of over 60 locations to be hit by a brutal heat wave that's setting all-time high heat records in the U.S. and Canada. Where I live, yesterday's peak temperature clocked in at 97°F, with today following suit at 99°. There is one very simple explanation for these bizarre … Continue reading Staying Safe in Sweltering Temperatures
YOU Can Help Spread Youth Violence Awareness Today! $$$ PRIZE
Youth violence is a rampant issue in Boston, especially in lower-income neighborhoods like Roxbury and Dorchester. This year, my committee on the Boston Mayor's Youth Council is working to address and raise awareness of that problem by creating a documentary in partnership with non-profit and city organizations. To make sure a diverse group of voices … Continue reading YOU Can Help Spread Youth Violence Awareness Today! $$$ PRIZE
Feeding the Hungry This Holiday Season
First off, I'd like to wish anyone who celebrates it a happy Hanukkah! In the spirit of the holiday season, I'd like to provide some opportunities to help those in need in our community. First off, the Boston Latin School Junior Classical League (BLSJCL) is partnering with Rosie's Place, the oldest women's shelter in the … Continue reading Feeding the Hungry This Holiday Season
The Ethnic Cleansing of the Uyghur Muslims
This week, I'd like to share an article I wrote for my school newspaper to give you a chance to learn more about what's happening in China right now: This past March, the Boston Latin School Topol Fellows hosted guest speakers to raise awareness about China’s ethnic cleansing of Uyghur Muslims. The idea for the … Continue reading The Ethnic Cleansing of the Uyghur Muslims
National Security Mentorship Opportunity!
Are you a girl that's interested in learning more about national security? Do you want to pursue a career in that field? GirlSecurity is the perfect organization for you! It aims to close the gender gap in national security by educating young women (14+) about what exactly national security is and providing the chance for … Continue reading National Security Mentorship Opportunity!
Helping Revere’s Hungry
Coronavirus is putting a bit of a crimp in everyone's volunteering plans. Social distancing can make it difficult to give our communities the service they need. But even though it's tough, there are ways you can still make a difference in quarantine. This past weekend, my mother and I were able to help bag food … Continue reading Helping Revere’s Hungry