Reaching for Higher Ground: Youth Activism in the Mountains

Produced by Appalshop, this video tells the story of Appalachian high school students who took action against government agencies for allowing corporations to poison their water.

Questions to Consider and Discuss
  • In watching this, what do you see? What are the people doing, and why?
  • What problem or issue are they trying to address? What actions are they taking, and with what effects?
  • What next steps would you advise them to take?