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PR for People® Wants Student Writers!

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PR for People® is actively seeking high school students to write Op-Ed articles about topics covering civil rights, civil disobedience and activism. These articles will be published in the April issue of PR for People “The Connector” Magazine and on the PR for People News portal.

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