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Using media and student organizing to push New York toward a more integrated, equitable education future
- Teens Take Charge
Nelson is a product of New York City’s public school system who now attends Columbia University. At 16, Nelson, along with fellow students, launched Teens Take Charge, a student activist group. His plan is to push New York to become a leader in providing integrated, equitable, quality education to every student — regardless of their status or zip code.