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By Jill Anderson 10/17/2018 3:48 PM EDT
Mizzou protest
University of Missouri Associate Professor Ben Trachtenberg on why the 2015 Mizzou protests escalated to such dramatic levels and what other universities can learn from the school’s experience.
By Zachary Jason 08/27/2018 2:43 PM EDT
Student activists
A look back at the history of student activism and whether today’s protesters are making a difference.
By Lory Hough 08/22/2018 2:30 PM EDT
Women Who March
The 2017 Women's March inspired Adena Raub Dershowitz, Ed.M.'08, to write a children's book.
By Lory Hough 08/22/2018 12:23 PM EDT
Social Justice Sewing Academy
Sara Trail, Ed.M.'17, talks sewing, quilts, and social justice.
By Casey Bayer 03/07/2018 8:10 PM EST
Youth in Front
Faculty, alumni, students, and staff from Harvard Graduate School of Education and MIT’s Teaching Systems Lab launch an online resource for young people interested in making their voices heard and advocating for change.
By Jill Anderson 02/28/2018 10:43 AM EST
Paper Dolls
Educator and activist Jackson Katz, Ed.M.'92, discusses the significant role men play in preventing gender violence and creating more gender equality, in light of movements like #MeToo.
By 02/25/2018 7:57 PM EST
silhouettes of three young teen students holding signs
By Jill Anderson 06/08/2017 2:20 PM EDT
Lyn Mikel Brown
Lyn Mikel Brown on what adults — parents, educators — can do to lead girls to a more accurate idea of power and activism.
By Leah Shafer 05/05/2016 2:42 PM EDT
Developing a Digital Voice
Teenaged leaders on the opportunities and challenges posed by digital media.
By Leah Shafer 02/11/2016 12:24 PM EST
Longfellow from the air
HGSE hosts student activists from Harvard Law School and Brandeis University for a conversation about higher education, protest, and a movement for change.

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