The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special is a Sesame Street television special released on HBO Max and broadcast on PBS Kids on October 15, 2020.

The special features Muppet characters Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Gabrielle, her cousin Tamir, humans Alan, Charlie, and Gordon, plus special guests Yara Shahidi, Christopher Jackson, and Andra Day. The special also features three original songs, "How Do You Know?", "Here's What We Can Do," and "Listen, Act, Unite!" (the latter written and performed by Jackson with Day).


Muppet Characters

Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Gabrielle, Tamir, Louie, Rosita, Oscar the Grouch, Anything Muppets, AM Monster, Square, Letter U

Sesame Street Muppet Performers

Tau Bennett, Tyler Bunch, Leslie Carrara-Rudolph, Ryan Dillon, Chris Thomas Hayes, Eric Jacobson, Megan Piphus, Carmen Osbahr


Alan Muraoka (Alan)
Roscoe Orman (Gordon)
Violet Tinnirello (Charlie)

Special Guest Stars

Andra Day
Christopher Jackson
Yara Shahidi

Animation Voice Over

Chris Knowings



In 2021, the special received awards for "Outstanding Children's Program" in the Producers Guild Awards, and "Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special" (for writer Geri Cole) in the NAACP Image Awards.[1]

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