18 is a platform for empowering youth, amplifying youth voices, and elevating youth driven issues.
18 elevates and empowers youth voices by sharing youth created and co-created video, graphic design, prose, music and multimedia on our platform. We invite young people to express their truths through the media format that speaks to them most and share it with 18. We care deeply about what young people have to say about the issues that impact them most. Whether it is student activism or simply sharing your truth, there is a place for your voice on 18’s platform. Here you’ll find community, power for your purpose and support for your voice across generations.
18’s Protest This! Series Covers Youth on the Front Lines of the Issues They Care About Most.
Protest This! Gun Control
On April 20, 2018, the 19th anniversary of Columbine School Shootings and a few short months after Parkland, students across the country united in protest, raising their voices, in coordinated school walk outs. 18 was there to listen, support and share what young people have to say:
Protest This! Climate Change
Climate Change is one of the most pressing issues of our day and one that significantly impacts youth and their future. We captured youth voices at Climate Marches across the country. Here’s what they have to say: