Speaking Up and Taking Action

Art and Social Justice

This video collection will introduce students to artists who create work that inspires dialogue about problems faced by communities around the world, and will provide inspiration for classroom projects with a social, public or political purpose.

PBS News Hour: Student Reporting Labs

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) connects students with a network of public broadcasting mentors and an innovative journalism curriculum to develop digital media, critical thinking, and communication skills while producing original news reports.

How to be Civically Engaged

Explore the different (and interesting) ways you can become more civically engaged, raise awareness about social justice issues, and start dialogue with others who see room for improvement in your community.

Civil Rights: Internet Activism and Social Change

Examine social media’s influence in America’s Civil Rights movement and its role in democratizing the media. In this video from Eyes on the Prize: Then and Now, activists use social media to support the work of social change protesters.