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How Young People Can Wield the First Amendment for Civic Engagement

This is part of our Youth Expertise Series, in which young people use their experiences to speak about how we can improve youth civic engagement and civic life.

Bridgette Adu-Wadier is a senior at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia. She works as a journalist and freelance writer for her local newspaper, The Alexandria Gazette, and is a PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Fellow. She hopes to continue her budding media career in college and beyond.