Newark Student Union leader Kristin Towkaniuk, injured last week by police during a student walkout, has long been a thorn in the side of Gov Christie. From leading walkouts to mixing it up at the state legislature, she is a force of nature for student rights. Here she speaks at the EmpowerEd conference at USC last March on student voice and political power. Music by Carlos Andre Rosa.
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