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The Power of Young People to Change the World
Thursday at 3 PM Pacific
January 6th 2022: 0106: Equity, Justice, and Poetry
Join us this week to hear from Isabella Hanson, the creator of a national poetry competition on equality. Learn how she is harnessing the power of youth voices to take action on issues of race and equity around the world.
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At the age of 14, Isabella Hanson was inspired to launch a national poetry competition on equality. Sponsored by Gucci, Isabella’s “I Matter” contest has grown to draw participation from 42 states and 30 countries. She is a member of her school’s track team, Model UN team and the Humanitarian Club. She serves as an advisor for Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation. Isabella has been featured on Nickelodeon’s Kid of the Year program, as well as in Forbes Magazine and Medium.com.