Category: Teen Topics

Welcome to our Summer 2020 #Kninterns!

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In the middle of a pandemic, Knit is having its biggest and best summer training program ever! We’re so happy to have Leah Nanni joining us as our Lead Sales Instructor and our veteran content manager Yesenia Gomez helping with social media training. We have an amazing team of #Kninterns, who you can read all […]

Learn How To Be An Ally to POC

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A Blog by Abeyah Ishmael In today’s society, it’s not a secret that racism is a huge issue and topic. After the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many others, people have done a variety of things to help fight against injustice, such as protesting. Racism has been around for a long time […]

Why Women Run the World

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A blog by Erika Agata It all truly began in 1963 when the Equal Rights Amendment was passed. But before that, women were only considered to be stay-at-home mothers and caretakers for both their husbands and children. However, when men went off to serve in the first World War, women were given the chance to […]

Doing It Right: A Client Shoutout

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A Blog by Jakson Buhaj Racism has been a big issue across the world for thousands of years. It is defined as “prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against a person or people based on their membership of a particular racial or ethnic group, typically one that is a minority or marginalized.” Over time, brave people […]

Join #TeamKnit as a Summer Intern!

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It’s already been 4 years since Knit Marketing began recruiting for our first summer interns and we are ready for round 5! If you (or someone you know) are a teen looking for part-time summer work, interested in learning more about web marketing, now is your chance to apply to be a vital part of […]

Pride: Resources for LGBTQIA+ Youth

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It’s a scary feeling not knowing whether or not you have the support of those around you when transitioning “out of the closet.” It’s especially scary when you’re a teenager and live with closed minded individuals. Hell, it’s the worst knowing that there is a possibility you can be kicked out for being who you […]

Pride Month: The Origin

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Some people have the common misconception that all members of the LGBTQIA+ have it easy. Now that relationships between people of the same sex have been normalized at least in cities like Los Angeles, for example, life isn’t hard at all! After all, who doesn’t want a GBF (Gay Best Friend)?  Although things have gotten […]

Pride: My Story

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What does it mean to be part of the LGBTQIA+ community? What does it mean to grow up in the United States as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community? What does it mean to be a person of color in the LGBTQIA+ community?  Growing up, everything seemed fine. You know, I got my fair share […]

Latinx Youth in America – Part 2

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LImmigration is a “touchy” subject for many. In many cases, Latinx youth often find themselves in the middle of the conversation. Why? Of course, Latinx youth are the offspring of immigrants, but there must be a much deeper reason as to why Latinx youth are directly affected by the biases/perceptions of immigration by others. I […]

Latinx Youth in America – Part 1

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Being a low-income, first generation student is not easy – at all. Learning the “ropes” and becoming accustomed to the burden – the hardships – bestowed upon a person is difficult. This is especially strenuous for Latinx youth in the United States who are not provided with/have access to the same educational opportunities as their […]