Student activism 101

“You are never too young to lead and you should never doubt your capacity to triumph where others have not.” Kofi Annan

This collection shares resources that celebrate the value of civic engagment.  Find lessons that explore concepts like democracy, citizenship, disobedience, and civic participation. Review court cases to ensure students know their rights, watch inspiring videos about teacher and student activists, and develop strategies to help students identify the issues they care most about.


Please note that the files in this collection cannot be downloaded from WeTeachNYC because they link out to an external site.

Included Resources

This collection shares lessons to help students further understand concepts like democracy, protest, and civic participation. They can be used to inspire civic engagement within and outside of the school community.

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