“The Fierce Urgency of Now”

 

“When you see something that is not right, you must say something …each generation must do its part.”  Thousands of youth are following these words of wisdom shared by the late Representative John Lewis.  From protests against racism….

 

Student-led protest in Mason, Ohio June 13      Grace Pritchett, Cincinnati Equirer

 

Agnes & Virginia at a protest in Washington DC

Agnes & Virginia protest in Washington DC

 

 

To exposing dangerous conditions at some of their schools this fall…..

In a photo tweeted by student Hannah Watters, N Paulding HS students return to school in Georgia

Many students are also working on the upcoming election….

click here to watch Shayna teaching people what to do with their mail-in ballot:

 

There are so many issues that students are speaking up about, and we’ll be talking about those, along with students’ rights and the First Amendment, in virtual classrooms across the country this fall.   If you would like to schedule a conversation with YOUR class, write to Mary Beth here.

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