Data

General Issues
Education
Human Rights & Civil Rights
Location
Providence
Rhode Island
United States
Scope of Influence
Regional
Files
Case Study in "Re-imagining a 21st Century Democracy" - Brown University
Links
High school sophomore spearheads campaign for student press freedom legislation in Rhode Island
A nationwide movement protecting the student press from censorship gains momentum
Start Date
End Date
Ongoing
No
Time Limited or Repeated?
A single, defined period of time
Purpose/Goal
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of government and public bodies
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Approach
Advocacy
Social mobilization
Spectrum of Public Participation
Not applicable or not relevant
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Open to All With Special Effort to Recruit Some Groups
Targeted Demographics
Students
Elected Public Officials
General Types of Methods
Protest
Community development, organizing, and mobilization
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Propose and/or develop policies, ideas, and recommendations
Collect, analyse and/or solicit feedback
Inform, educate and/or raise awareness
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Petition
Community Organizing
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
Not applicable
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Express Opinions/Preferences Only
Formal Testimony
Type of Organizer/Manager
Individual
Type of Funder
Not Applicable
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in public policy
Implementers of Change
Elected Public Officials

CASE

New Voices Campaign for Student Press Freedom, Rhode Island

October 6, 2019 19:07   (UTC +00:00) Scott Fletcher, Participedia Team
October 6, 2019 19:07   (UTC +00:00) Scott Fletcher, Participedia Team
General Issues
Education
Human Rights & Civil Rights
Location
Providence
Rhode Island
United States
Scope of Influence
Regional
Files
Case Study in "Re-imagining a 21st Century Democracy" - Brown University
Links
High school sophomore spearheads campaign for student press freedom legislation in Rhode Island
A nationwide movement protecting the student press from censorship gains momentum
Start Date
End Date
Ongoing
No
Time Limited or Repeated?
A single, defined period of time
Purpose/Goal
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of government and public bodies
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Approach
Advocacy
Social mobilization
Spectrum of Public Participation
Not applicable or not relevant
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Open to All With Special Effort to Recruit Some Groups
Targeted Demographics
Students
Elected Public Officials
General Types of Methods
Protest
Community development, organizing, and mobilization
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Propose and/or develop policies, ideas, and recommendations
Collect, analyse and/or solicit feedback
Inform, educate and/or raise awareness
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Petition
Community Organizing
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
Not applicable
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Express Opinions/Preferences Only
Formal Testimony
Type of Organizer/Manager
Individual
Type of Funder
Not Applicable
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in public policy
Implementers of Change
Elected Public Officials
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Over the course of a year, high school junior, Yanine Castedo of the youth-led Providence Student Union organized her community and built support for the Student Journalists’ Freedom of Expression Act which was eventually signed into law in July, 2017.


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Background History and Context

Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities

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Methods and Tools Used

What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

Analysis and Lessons Learned

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