Student Activism In School

STUDENT ACTIVISM IN SCHOOL GETTING YOUR VOICE HEARD

Resources, inspiration and expert advice for making a difference on and off campus. 

Student activism has surged in the last decade, with young campaigners calling on leaders both on and off campus to right wrongs, erase inequalities and secure the future of our planet. But this is nothing new: Student Activities led the charge during the Civil Rights Movement and were early adopters of environmentalism. While peaceful protests and petitions are still important parts of their toolbox, today’s student activists are expanding by bringing g actives to the web and social media.  The following guide explains what it means to be a student activists and where to find support for certain causes. It also provides tools and guidance on how to create goal-oriented, effective rallies for change.

 

In this guide:
-Gender equality, women’s rights, and the LGBTQ Community – Including sexual health resources and support

– Environmental topics and Sustainability – Keeping our earth clean and the population knowledgeable

-Diversity and Racism – Support for an amicable multicultural community

-Politics and Government – Resources and examples to get started and comfortable with political platform

For more information please contact:
Angela Hanners, Director of Communications, Community for Accredited Online Schools angela@cfaos.org