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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Youth activism

Youth activism is best summarized as youth voice engaged in community organizing for social change. Around the world, young people are engaged inactivism as planners, researchers, teachers, evaluators, social workers, decision-makers, advocates and leading actors in the environmental movement,social justice organizations, campaigns supporting or opposing legalized abortion, and anti-racism, and anti-homophobia campaigns. As the central beneficiaries of public schools, youth are also advocating for student-led school change through student activism and meaningful student involvement.

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