To safeguard voting rights, go local

Election Law expert Joshua Douglas writes about how cities can be “test tubes of democracy” to advance bold ideas to protect voting rights and encourage participation, including lowering the local voting age.

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From Civic Engagement to Civic Education

“Younger people want the opportunity to vote. We should give it to them.” New America writes about campaigns to lower the voting age, the power of youth voice, and how students are leading change in communities across the country.

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Generation Justice Youth Radio: Vote16USA and New Mexico

The Generation Justice Youth Radio program, based in New Mexico, aired an hour long segment on Vote16USA and the emerging effort to advance the idea in Albuquerque. Listen to the interview about Vote16USA and the interview with local youth leaders about their vision...

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I believe that voting should be the centerpiece of civic education.

Oliver York

16, San Francisco

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