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What is Teen Activism?

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Rebecca D'Ostilio

on 22 April 2015

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One girl at a time
by: Rebecca D'Ostilio

What is Teen Activism?
Women Discrimination
Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon mcgavin, and Zariya Allen
If you believe that discrimination exists, it will.
-Anthony J. D'Angelo
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
- Anne Frank
"The greatest lessons you will ever teach us, you won’t even remember.”
Youth activism (teen activism) is youth engagement in community organizing for social change.
All three of these girls are part
of a non-profit orgainization called
Get Lit.
They use the power of literature (Poetry) to get their mesasge across.
One of their poems is called, "Somewhere in America" They speak about the things missing from our text books.
Belissa (right) :16
Zariya (middle): 15
Rhiannon (left): 16
Malala is 17 years old.
At a young age Malala started
blogging for BBC under a different
At 15 she was shot by the Taliban for supporting women's rights on her way to school.
Where Malala lived in Afgainistan women were not allowed to go to school.
Mo'ne Davis
Mo'ne Davis is
13 years old.
She has teamed up
with the, Like a Girl Campain.
She has inspired many girls to keep trying even if someone tells you, "You throw like a girl."
Mo'ne plays on an
all boys team and
frankly she's one of
the best on the team
Like a Girl Campain
Is "like a girl" a good thing?
Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon mcgavin, and Zariya Allen
Mo'ne Davis
Malala Yousafzai
All Teenagers
Fighting for womens rights
DIfferent Motives
Baseball player
Work with campain
13 years old
She was shot
Lived in Afgainistan
17 years old
Compare and Contrast
Malala Yousafzai
Use poetry
part of an orgainization
16 and 15 years old.
We Can Change The World
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