Amina N’Gambwa, Maryland

John F. Kennedy High School | Silver Spring, MD

What if teenagers felt they had a voice in the future of our country? This election season, the Student Reporting Labs network of more than 100 schools across the country asked middle and high school students to talk to the next president about the issues they feel need to be addressed.

Growing up as a person of color, Amina N’Gambwa understand what it’s like to worry when her younger brother goes out. She wants the next president to make sure everyone in our society feels safe.

Produced by Amber Garrison and Amina N’Gambwa, students of John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Joanna Greer. Mentor support provided by PBS NewsHour.