Synopsis by Sally Barber
Our Future Generation is a 26-part series featuring young people from diverse backgrounds who share their hopes, dreams, and everyday concerns. Topics touch on a multitude of issues ranging from pregnancy to prayer in the classroom. The series is written by teens with the aim of helping young people to understand their commonality. Our Future Generation: Breaking the Stereotype explores the lives of teenagers who have struggled against societal ideas of gender appropriate activities to achieve their personal dreams. Examples include a male cheerleader and ballet dancer. Also, meet a girl wrestler who fought to participate on an all-male school team. Other programs in the series include Our Future Generation: Thanksgiving Show, Our Future Generation: Teen Pregnancy, Our Future Generation: Kids and Guns, and Our Future Generation: Teens Behind the Wheel.