New York City Urban Debate League

Improved conflict resolution skills

“Students say they are developing skills they can use off and on the debate stage.” As one debater stated, “When it comes to confrontation and arguments I might have, I more think about it as a debate, so it does not end up being more confrontational.”  

– NY1 News“Middle Schoolers Debate American Civics,” By NY1 News, November 1, 2017). http://www.ny1.com/nyc/queens/news/2017/11/01/young-debaters-argue-pros-and-cons-of-american-tradition)