Gabriel Teodros shares the mic with a young fan. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

In-depth: Globalist apprentices explore Ethiopian-American identity, shellfish contamination

Gabriel Teodros shares the mic with a young fan. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

From Aida Solomon’s series, “I am Ethiopia,” Gabriel Teodros shares the mic with a young fan. (Photo by Aida Solomon)

After a year of developing skills in writing, photography, video/audio and reporting for The Seattle Globalist, our youth apprentices are proud to share the following projects with you.

These in-depth pieces were dreamed up, designed and reported by each apprentice on a topic they are passionate about. Now equipped with some serious reporting skills, we know these young storytellers will continue to make incredible works of journalism.

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Categories: Arts & Culture, Environment, Globalist Youth

Demonstration for Gaza in Coimbatore, India. (Photo by Welfare Party via Flickr)

Seattle stands up for justice in Gaza

As a Palestinian living in the U.S., and as a human watching yet another massacre occur within miles of my place of birth, I can’t help but feel paralyzed, powerless and most frustratingly, helpless.

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Categories: Conflict, Opinion, Politics

Contingent from Tacoma SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) at anti-war rally, Judkins Park, Seattle, Washington, 27 October 2007. (Photo by Joe Mabel via Wikipedia)

How to prove the government is spying on you

How a Joint Base Lewis-McChord Force Protection Officer infiltrated a peaceful political group… and got away with it.

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Categories: Politics

OneAmerica hosted a youth rally for immigration reform this past spring. Tensions have risen from conflating the unaccompanied minor issue with immigration reform, at large. (Photo courtesy OneAmerica)

Washington prepares for 600 unaccompanied minors from Central America

Preparations are underway for local organizations to provide support for the 600 minors who may arrive in Washington in coming weeks.

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Categories: Columnists, Featured, Immigration, Politics

(Photo courtesy of Hamdi Lilah)

Local designer uses fashion to help Somalia

Hamdi Lilah, center, with models wearing some of her designs. Her "Free Somalia" design is second from left. (Photo courtesy of Hamdi Lilah)

Hamdi Lilah, center, with models wearing some of her designs. Her “Free Somalia” design is second from left. (Photo courtesy of Hamdi Lilah)

When Hamdi Mohamed first drew a map of Somalia, with the word “FREE” pushing out against the borders of the country, she wasn’t sure what she would do with it.

The Chief Sealth High School student just knew it represented her desire for her home country to be freed of anarchy, violence and the numerous other issues it faced in the midst of the Somali Civil War.

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Categories: Arts & Culture, Business, Featured

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