Youth activists from San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Palo Alto and Culver City are among those working to lower voting ages in cities and the state.
West Contra Costa Unified students reflect on how their lives were affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Community members handed out free water, snacks and hand sanitizer as students and families marched down Broadway.
Thousands of youth-led protests took place on Friday leading up to the United Nations Climate Action Summit next week.
Civic engagement by young people strengthens the social fabric and our democracy, authors say.