Student Voice, Student Vote, a coalition of youth advocacy groups, proposed HB1149 or the Student Voice Student Vote Act to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in local school board elections beginning July 2021. In March 2020, the bill passed through its first committee. The bill now needs to pass the full House and the Senate before it heads to the governor’s desk. Check out the Student Voice, Student Vote website to learn more or get involved. Vote16CO contact person: Roshan Bliss at firstname.lastname@example.org. Photo by Pedro Szekely.