Profile of a Youth Leader: Alana | Not in Our Town

Profile of a Youth Leader: Alana

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Middle School (6-8)

Profile of a Youth Leader - Alana

As a high school student, Alana Garrett mentored fourth grade students and taught them how to prevent and stand up against bullying as part of a Not In Our School project.  In this 2009 video she also shares her story of going from a person who was bullied to an anti-bullying activist and leader.  Alana is now studying sociology at Baldwin Wallace University and is a community organizer for the Children's Defense Fund where she is working to stop violence among youth in inner city Cleveland.

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