The Importance Of Activism In Cowhey's Activist

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When teaching her students about activism, Cowhey helped her students host a vote registration drive to encourage individuals from the community to register to vote. Cowhey explains the importance of encouraging students to be active in their community. Cowhey shares that activism “helps children develop a sense of social justice, a sense of fairness and equity that begins with personal and community experiences and extends globally and historically” (103). After the students finished their vote registration drive, they took a bus to the registrar’s office at City Hall to deliver the vote registration cards.
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