Penn State recently completed an inaugural two-week course, “D.C. Social Justice Fellowship: Empowering Citizens and Engaging Communities,” during which 13 participating students discussed the issues of race, gender/sexuality, socio-economic status, ability, and criminal justice with their younger counterparts.

“Built into the simulation were controversial, but important, factors.’’

Participants were given training workshops on issues of inequity that affect marginalized communities, according to the course description, and then put those lessons to work in actual high school classrooms, helping to design and execute curriculum on social justice issues for D.C. public high schools.

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