What are the impacts of social activism on young activists?

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) For the past year the country has seen young activists emerge at the forefront of social movements. But what happens in the aftermath, when the cameras go away, the lights dim, and these young people are forced to pick up the pieces?

The issue is the subject of a New York Times report -- "They Push. They Protest. And Many Activists, Privately, Suffer as a Result."

Eva McKend spoke with Peace & Justice Center Executive Director Rachel Siegel about the issue.