Nekaybaw Clark

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Student, Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy

Chicago, Illinois

Nekaybaw Clark is a senior at Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy and is a student peace ambassador at her campus. As a peace ambassador, she leads peace programming at her campus and is planning the 2016 Peace March.

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Posted July 6, 2015

I Came, I Saw and I Marched

My generation believes we can make favorable and lasting changes that will make our society more safe and fair. At…

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Posted May 24, 2017

I Made Every Phone Call, Sent Every Email, Text and Tweet So My Student Could Attend the College of Her Dreams

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Posted May 24, 2017

When Paying Rent Is So Stressful That You Get Evicted, Arrested and Drop Out

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Posted May 25, 2017

A Principal Helping Kids to Be the First in Their Family to Go to College, Just Like He Was

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