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Three Diverse Youth Perspectives from the Let’s Talk About Election 2020 Challenge

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These fresh, thought-provoking voices can inspire your students to share what they think about timely issues related to their lives, community and country. 

Youth  Have A Lot to Say About Civic Issues

These selections from the Let’s Talk About Election 2020 youth media challenge feature student commentaries from around the country that tackle a range of civic issues. These young people researched, wrote and produced a perspective piece that encapsulates how current policy debates impact their lives. 

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Sam Mann (right) and Ragan Foster in the studio of keCg, El Cerrito High School’s radio station.

Want more youth voice? Check out these Youth Takeover stories.

These pieces were co-produced by San Francisco Bay Area teens with KQED staff as part of the annual Youth Takeover of KQED. All pieces are showcased on KQED digital, and some were aired on radio or TV. 

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