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Millennial activists on Long Island: West Babylon’s Emily Ladau

West Babylon native Emily Ladau went from starring on ‘Sesame Street’ to serving as editor-in-chief of the Rooted in Rights blog.

Emily Ladau at her home in West Babylon,

Emily Ladau at her home in West Babylon, on Dec. 5, 2017. Photo Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang

Editor’s Note: Newsday selected six millennial activists who go above and beyond to fight for the causes they care about. We are highlighting their hard work on Long Island and, in some cases, on a national and international level. Do you know a millennial in your community who advocates for an issue they care about? Email

When Emily Ladau was 10 years old, she heard...

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