Debate as civic action

What if high school debaters led social movements?

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Founding Story: Share a story about a key experience or spark that helps the network understand why this project got started or a story about how you became inspired about the potential for this project to succeed.

As I listened to two of my debaters deliver moving speeches to our school board about how debate has changed their lives, I thought, "these students can change their communities."

Which categories describe you? (the answer will not be public)

  • White (for example: German, Irish, English, Italian, Polish, French, Caucasian)

Website

http://www.tulsadebate.org

Location: Where is your organization headquartered? [State]

  • Oklahoma

Location: Where is your organization headquartered? [City]

Tulsa

Location: Where is your project primarily creating impact? [State]

  • Oklahoma

Location: Where is your project primarily creating impact? [City]

Tulsa

Is your model focused on any of the following traditionally underserved communities?

  • Communities of color
  • Low-income communities

Does your model work within any of the following sectors?

  • Community Development and Empowerment
  • Education

Year Founded

2013

Project Stage

  • Idea (poised to launch)

Source: How did you hear about the Children’s Wellbeing Challenge? (the answer will not be public)

  • Email

Referral: If you discovered the Challenge thanks to an organization or person other than Ashoka, who was it? (the answer will not be public)

Cultivate918

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Seems like an exciting concept that could use further development and exploration!

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