Human Restoration Project


Summit: Endorsing Student Voice Through Virtual/Hybrid Activism

This is an audio version of our Summit on August 1st, 2020. Here's the video!

Inspire Citizens is an innovative organization focusing on active, informed civics through social justice, sustainable development, collective well-being, SEL, and ethical media literacy. Out of the Blocks is an NPR program focused on capturing the sounds on the street of Baltimore, formed on the idea of interviewing every single person on a given block. And Evan Whitehead is a school leader and educator of over 20 years with a focus on social-emotional well-being.

Check out this podcast between Inspire Citizens and Out of the Blocks on how this work can involve students.

Further, this Padlet has a huge collection of ideas shared today. Further, check out our write-up on

Our Summit focused on endorsing student voice through activism in a hybrid/virtual setting. How can we help students become involved in their community when it's difficult or impossible to actually walk around the community? How can we use technology (e.g. podcasts, photography, interviews) to help connect others? How can we promote social justice when it's difficult to build interpersonal connections?

Look out for future Summits via Human Restoration Project’s website and social media.

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