Hot Issue Definitions

College Access: The College Access Hot issue is about being prepared academically, socially, and financially for 4- Year colleges. DO you feel like you have resources around you to be ready to go to a 4-Year college?

Jobs: The Jobs Hot Issue is about having access to summer jobs, meaningful internships, and workforce readiness (resume building, soft skills, etc.). Do you feel like you have access to resources to get a job and build professional skills?

Having a Voice in School: The Having a Voice Hot issue is about being able to discuss issues of Diversity, Funding, Structure, and expressing issues of injustice in your schools. Do you feel like you have a voice in your school?

Community Violence: The Community Voice Hot Issues is about being able to overcome community violence you may have experienced and being active change agents in your communities. Do you feel you can talk about community violence safely?