Each year The People Speak Global debates challenges us to debate a crucial global issue, such as a specific aspect of global warming, to increase community awareness and to have our collective voices heard. And the prizes for the most active teams are huge! The top two US teams and top two international teams win trips to the 2-week international Youth Forum, which takes place each year in a different place on the globe.
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