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Why Our Student Council Presidents Are Women, But Our Politicians Are Not: Why Women Need to Join their School's Debate Team. 

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 25, 2017 10:34:44 AM
Great article to check out on the gender gap in debate, politics and leadership. And why it is critical to join the debate team. "Women Lead In High School, So Why Not After?" ...
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Happy Birthday to Nadine Strossen, High School Debate Champion and Civil Rights Champion!

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 18, 2017 6:00:00 AM
"This is the latest manifestation of the desire by those in power to minimize criticism and marginalize critics." - Nadine Strossen
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Happy Birthday to Madonna!  Champion of Freedom of Expression!

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 16, 2017 7:05:00 AM
"I stand for freedom of expression, doing what you believe in, and going after your dreams." - Madonna
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Debate Like a Girl Blog: Top Indonesian high school debaters are not congratulated but harassed.

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 7, 2017 9:06:16 PM
  "Instead of appreciating four of Indonesia‚Äôs best and brightest students for their achievements in representing the country at the World Debate Championship of 2017 currently being held in ...
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Debater Profile: Janet Reno - The Nation's First Female Attorney General

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Aug 4, 2017 7:00:00 AM
"If you disagree with me about a position I have taken or what I've done, tell me, argue with me, debate. Sometimes, right and good are not that clear; at other times, it is only deliberate and ...
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Your Words are Magic. Happy Birthday Wishes to J. K. Rowling!

by The New York City Urban Debate League | Jul 31, 2017 6:00:00 AM
We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already.
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Invisibilia: No One Thought This All-Woman's Debate Team Could Crush It

by Erik Fogel | Aug 6, 2016 8:29:16 PM
"One by one, before their weekly debating practice, each debater would walk to the front of the room, strike a "power pose," and say something to remind everyone in the room that she is powerful. ...
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New York City's First Debate Educators Conference!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 4, 2016 8:12:04 AM
Thank you to over 50 debate educators joining us for the inaugural Debate Con! New York City's first debate educators conference! Thank you to Aubrey Semple, Militza Diaz, Meagan Kowaleski, Eric ...
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Girls Debate Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 5, 2016 2:53:28 PM
Congratulations to all the participants of our Spring Girls Debate Tournament! Thank you to the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute and Silberman Graduate School. Thank you to all our incredible ...
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Girls Debate Tournament this Friday!

by Erik Fogel | May 29, 2016 7:52:57 AM
On June 3rd, the NYCUDL and BALI host the Spring Girls Debate League Tournament at the Silberman Graduate School. This tournament features public forum and parliamentary debate for both middle school ...
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