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Of the People: Exchange for a Day with First Lady Michelle Obama

Access this on-demand archive as First Lady Michelle Obama meets with high school students in Cuba. Use the First Lady's trip to spark discussion around current events while building cultural awareness and global citizenship.




Exchange for a Day with First Lady Michelle Obama

About the Event

The First Lady traveled to Cuba during the week of March 21, 2016. During her trip, as on previous international trips to Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and China, the First Lady focused on the power and importance of education, both in her own life and in the lives of young people living in these countries. As part of this visit the First Lady hosted a discussion with high school girls about education in Cuba.


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About the Of the People Event Series

Of the People takes students on a behind-the-scenes look at the people, places, and issues that shape and inform our world. This event series transports young learners beyond the walls of their classrooms to inquire, explore, and discover the world around them.