November 29, 2018

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DC Dialogues and the NYU Washington, DC community hosted an evening program celebrating youth activism. The panelists discussed ways to empower young people to bring about sustainable change in their communities through grassroots activism. They shared their journey of amplifying their voices and offered tips on how to implement change. A reception followed the panel discussion for participants to gather, discuss ideas, and network.

This evening's panel featured Research Analyst for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Haley Quinn (CAS '16), Executive Director of the Youth Activism Project, Anika Manzoor, and Founder of Pay Our Interns, Carlos Mark Vera. This event was organized and moderated by DC Dialogues Co-Content Manager, Valia Mitsakis.

Anika Manzoor

Anika Manzoor

Haley Quinn

Haley Quinn

Carlos Mark Vera

Carlos Mark Vera

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DC Dialogues is a student-led initiative created to engage the NYU DC community in key discussions on politics, culture, business, environment, education – and more. Through active participation from the student body, DC Dialogues will convene prominent experts of various perspectives to discuss matters most captivating to students.