Teens Take Charge published an article written by Hebh Jamal on their website in May. Hebh writes about how her experience attending a predominately white high school on the Upper West Side spurred her commitment to ending school segregation in New York City, as well as the adversity she faced in trying to do so.
"Education is not a virtue. It’s a right. Treat it as such. I ask all of you who are reading this letter to understand that demanding equity is not radical. I ask all of you to give voice to students who deserve to tell their stories." -- Hebh Jamal
Read Hebh's full article HERE