GGE ‘s Youth Organizer, Natasha Adams Discusses Campaigning for Educational Equality on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show

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GGE ‘s Youth Organizer, Natasha Adams Discusses Campaigning for Educational Equality on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show!

Girls for Gender Equity’s member, 19-year-old Natasha Adams, a student at the City University of New York and Michael Gellman, a graduate of Bronx Science High School, join Melissa Harris-Perry on August 19, 2012 to discuss how young people are reacting to the negative campaigning of the 2012 election cycle.

“[Campaign] issues I really want them to focus on is equity in education, definitely getting a woman moderator on the campaign, and focus on women’s issues and job security for college students” Natasha Adams, 19

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View more as Natasha Adams, Michael Gellman sit with Ileana Jimenez as Melissa asks, “What constitutes a good education”?

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“I wasn’t being challenged enough in school. They weren’t teaching us the emotional component or civic component of how to be a good citizen and what it meant to be a student. I took a step back and began being heavily involved in community organizing and social justice work, because i felt that was my passion and that was where I was being nurtured the most and where my voice was needed” Natasha Adams, 2010-2011 Sisters in Strength Youth Organizer at Girls for Gender Equity

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