The first day of our DC2017 Digital Storytelling Adventure happened to fall on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. During our visit to his memorial site, Vice President-elect, Mike Pence, made a surprise visit. Our student reporter, Lauren Kim, files this report.
Starstruck by Power After walking around and admiring the beauty of the Martin Luther King Memorial, a crowd gathered around Mike Pence, our Vice President to-be. As I pushed my way through the crowd to the line of secret servicemen and got my first view of Mr. Pence, an internal conflict began. Despite being disgusted by his policies against LGBT members of the community, the power of being in front of someone with such influence was impactful. I felt starstruck. However, that […]
Eleven high school students from Southern California will witness history as we explore Washington D.C. on an exclusive Digital Storytelling Adventure to cover the 45th U.S. Presidential Inauguration. The week of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday we will get a better understanding of the struggle to guarantee the Constitutional promise of “Equal Protection Under the Law”. Enjoy a tour of the Capitol building, where some of America’s most pioneering public servants advance the work of our great nation. Insider’s access to […]