Amelia Poor

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Amelia Poor lives in New York and was born in 2006

  • Amelia takes classes in ballet and modern dance.
  • She loves to read and is passionate about learning about the leaders in her community.
  • Amelia would like to be a politician or political journalist in the future.

“I’ve always been curious. This curiosity has shaped my interests, and I love to find sources beyond my textbooks.”

Amelia Poor

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Senate Votes to Acquit the President

Amelia Poor

February 6th, 2020

After the House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump, the Senate voted not to remove him from office.

Behind Dog Man: The Musical

Amelia Poor

July 9th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with the writer and composer behind the musical adaptation of Dav Pilkey’s beloved book series.

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One-on-One With Stacey Abrams

Amelia Poor

May 17th, 2019

The Democratic leader from Georgia talks about her struggles and accomplishments—and her political plans for the future.

Former Teacher Wins a Seat in Congress

Amelia Poor

December 19th, 2018

Jahana Hayes will be the first African American woman to represent Connecticut in the United States House of Representatives.


Getting Goosebumps With R. L. Stine

Amelia Poor

October 9th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter sits down with the master of fear.

The Maker Faire Comes to New York

Amelia Poor

September 25th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter covers “the largest celebration of invention, creativity, and curiosity” on the East Coast.

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Cozi Zuehlsdorff (“Dolphin Tale”) and Heidi Blickenstaff (“The Little Mermaid” and “Something Rotten!” on Broadway, and the stage production of “Freaky Friday”) star in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Freaky Friday,” a music-driven, body-swap comedy about a mother and daughter who, strangely, spend a day in each other’s shoes.

Freaky Friday

Amelia Poor

July 24th, 2018

A musical, magical movie starring Cozi Zuehlsdorff and Heidi Blickenstaff is coming to the Disney Channel in August.

What to Do About Bullies

Amelia Poor

June 6th, 2018


A short film by Daniel Bydlowski at the Greenwich International Film Festival sparks a conversation about an age-old problem.

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As part of her Edible Schoolyard Projects, Chef Alice Waters (center) encourages schools to create gardens, allowing students to grow their own fruits and vegetables. Waters co-founded Chez Panisse, one of the country’s first farm-to-table restaurants, in 1971.

A Chef Helps Create “Edible” Schoolyards

Amelia Poor

June 4th, 2018

Chef Alice Waters wants to get students thinking about the food they eat and the future of the planet. 

Amelia with Tom Colicchio, a chef based in New York City who is featured on Bravo’s Top Chef.

Healthy Plate, Healthy Planet

Amelia Poor

April 23rd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with trailblazing chefs Tom Colicchio and Dan Barber about the farm-to-table movement and why it matters where our food comes from.