Each girl in the blog elective has chosen something that she wants to see change in her community and has written a speech addressing the issue to inform others.
In class, we discussed the fact that that the majority of influential speeches have been presented by powerful and recognized leaders in our world. This may give young people the impression that the only way to create a change is through fame, however this method is not the only approach to changing our world. Speaking publicly, no matter the age of the speaker, to any person or group of people, can have just as much influence as a televised speech, while allowing young people more access to solving the problems that they see in our communities today.
Together, small, influential speeches like these have more impact than only one influential speech by one influential person. Together, we are raising awareness about what our generation can change, because together we can change them.