George School is proud to announce that Zoel Boublil ’21 has been chosen as an inaugural member of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Speak Truth to Power (STTP) Youth Advisory Board.
The STTP Youth Advisory Board’s homepage reads, “To empower youth through human rights education, we partner with educators and students alike to create a global citizenry of human rights defenders. The STTP Youth Advisory Board serves as the youth voice in the creation and implementation of STTP programming.”
Advisory members are located throughout cities across the country to help their peers organize and collaborate on efforts to defend human rights in their communities.
Coming from a French-Cuban family and moving around frequently has exposed Zoel to many different cultures and global issues from an early age. Zoel also cited George School as a place where he was able to further expand upon these topics.
“During high school, I’ve had the opportunity to further explore these subjects, as well as social justice through classes such as Producing Peace and Civic Media Literacy, and individual research projects about backsliding democracies in the age of populism and the rise of social media as a disinformation tool.”
His STTP profile page concludes with the following, “In the last few years, I’ve also been drawn to activism, as I become more aware of the injustices that so many of us face every day. I look forward to working with RFK Human Rights to speak truth to power, help educate my peers, and fight injustice wherever I see it.”
Learn more about the RFK Human Rights Speak Truth to Power Advisory Board here.