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Young Social Activists: Home

Resources for the 6th grade humanities project.


On this page you will find resources to help you complete your Young Social Activists research project for your Humanities class. If you are struggling to find information on your topic, please let Ms. Blakemore know.

Young Social Activists

Emma Gonzalez (gun control)

Malala Yousafzai (education for girls)

Mari Copeny (clean water in Flint Michigan and underprivileged children’s rights)

Greta Thunberg (climate change)

Jamie Margolin (climate change) 

Isra Hirsi (climate change awareness)

Ose Arheghan (LBGTQ and Equality)

Ashton Mota (LBGTQ and Equality)

Shamma bint Suhail Faris Mazrui (empower young people to become involved in society and government)

Colin Kaepernick (civil rights)

Thandiwe Abdullah (co founder Black Lives Matter Youth Vanguard)

Sara Mora (Immigration reform)

Marley Dias (representation of diverse characters in novels)

Vivianne Roc (climate change awareness)

Autumn Peltier (water rights)

Kid President

Databases & Encyclopedias

Databases gather articles, images, videos, and more from a wide variety of resources. Encyclopedias give general information on a wide variety of subjects. Together, these are powerful research tools and a good place to start your project.


These articles each cover multiple activists. Click in to see if your activist is included.


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