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Sounds From the Street: Middle Schoolers Discuss Homeless Activism

April 13, 2016

On June 3, 2015, a group of students from Alice Deal Middle School organized a rally to support homeless anti-discrimination legislation. Guided by their teacher, Michael Martini, then-sixth graders Nico Foxley and Sofia Giorgianni worked with The National Coaltion for the Homeless and the People for Fairness Coalition. The capstone event was part of a year-long service-oriented curriculum where Alice Deal students explored the issue of homelessness. Tune in to hear two of the youngest activists ever, and their teacher, Mr. Martini.

A full transcript of this interview is available here.

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