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Anti-racism youth organizers in Pittsburgh speak out

Anti-racism youth organizers in Pittsburgh speak out

AFSC’s program in Pittsburgh has been working with youth on issues of racial justice since 2009

The new Youth Undoing Institutional Racism (YUIR) project is part of a national youth-led network mobilizing people of all ages to work against racist systems that oppress us all. During the recent YUIR weekend at Bethel AME Church in Pittsburgh’s Hill District, more than 100 young people, ages 14 to 23, gathered to analyze the systems that perpetuate violence, injustice, and racism, and learn about history and how to organize for change.

Hover over the photos below to acccess audio files of four YUIR organizers talking about the anti-racism work they’re doing and the legacy they’d like to leave behind.

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