December 6, 2016

Project Soapbox

Project Soapbox is a public speaking competition facilitated by Mikva Challenge that calls young people to speak out on issues that affect them and their communities. These powerful speeches have lasting, transformative impacts on classrooms, schools, and communities.

What comprises a Project Soapbox speech?

  • Soapbox speeches are two-minutes long.
  • It about an issue that the student identifies, not an assigned topic.
  • It includes relevant research and evidence on the issue.
  • It addresses a specific audience.
  • It includes a call to action.
Mikva Challange

Brademas Center

2015 Winner

YOUTUBE MEDIA
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2016 Washington, DC Guest Judges

Dr. Natalie Houghtby-Haddon

Dr. Natalie Houghtby-Haddon

eleanor holmes norton

Eleanor Holmes Norton

Brian Pick

Brian Pick

Mario Rossero

Mario Rossero

Courtney Snowden

Courtney Snowden

Santha Sonenberg

Santha Sonenberg

Nina Weissberg

Nina Weissberg