YOUTH VOICES

10 ideas that just might save democracy

10 democracy wishlist ideas from 10 different people–as compiled by the Philly Inquirer. Among the ideas– lowering the voting age to 16 and automatic voter registration, written by two high school students!

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16 TO VOTE by YR Media

“The decisions that our elected officials and the important adults in our world make today will affect my generation’s future for the rest of our lives.”

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Pelosi says she backs lowering voting age to 16

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) voiced her support on Thursday for lowering the federal voting age to 16, telling reporters during a press conference that doing so would be a boon to voter engagement in the U.S.

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

Oliver York

16, San Francisco

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