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: Kids and Guns explores the ongoing and pervasive problem of youth violence which emerged in the late '80s. This epidemic, which finds more and more kids toting guns, creates perilous situations in every American city. Hear what teens think and what measures they believe will reduce injuries and deaths. Other programs in the series include Our Future Generation: Thanksgiving Show, Our Future Generation: Beanie Mania, Our Future Generation: Teen Pregnancy, and Our Future Generation: Teens Behind the Wheel.