Though still a high school senior, Brandon Griggs already serves on his city council’s Commission on Safety and Crime Reduction—and advocates for his peers to step up in their own communities. In this video, he speaks with the Jacksonville, Fla., city council vice president Samuel Newby about what they’ve both learned from working in government—and what educators need to know about preparing students for leadership.
Elizabeth Rich, Opinion Editor and Mary Hendrie, Deputy Opinion Editor contributed to this video.
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