National Press Club

Youth Activism

April 27, 2006

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Run time: 51 minutes

Ms. Norman spoke about youth activism, the ability of cable television to bring messages of interest to young audiences, various social programs launched by the MTV networks, and efforts to encourage an interest in leadership and civic participation. She also talked about lessons learned from youth interest in various MTV programming and future plans for programs to encourage community development and global awareness. Following her remarks she answered questions from the audience.