People Power Section 6: Soweto, South Africa

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People Power is a multi-media resource that fosters student exploration of how engaged citizens change the world. All six sections are common-core connected and also available on www.civicvoices.org.

Section 6 promotes reflection on what young people can do to make a difference. This short video profiles the efforts of young people in Soweto, South Africa to advance democratic rights and freedoms. The handouts provide background information and questions for reflection. Similar resources are available for student movements in 4 other countries.