94% of Americans consider the First Amendment vital.


Young People Wield the First Amendment for Civic Engagement

Bridgette Adu-Wadier, a senior at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia and a PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Fellow, speaks with some of her peers, including youth activists, about how they wield the freedoms of the First Amendment to get politically involved and drive social change.

This video was produced as part of the 2020 Youth Expertise Series from Tisch College's Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE).

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