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Dear Congress, invest in us

Dear Congress, invest in us

Dear Congress, Invest in Us.

Featuring some of the 65 young people who came to Washington, D.C. for the 2013 "If I Had a Trillion Dollars" film festival and leadership institute, this video won the People's Choice Award in the Looking @ Democracy contest.

After envisioning their ideal world—and forming a federal budget that reflected their priorities—the youth featured here talked to Congress, sharing ideas about how funding for education, homeless assistance, and the environment could improve communities.