Our experts presented research and shared insights from our work during this weeklong event focused on strengthening civic education in the United States.
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Civic learning that reaches all youth, includes media literacy, and helps foster a democratic school climate is key to growing voters.
The youngest generation of eligible voters already makes up the majority of the 18-29 age group and bring unique concerns and experiences to the electorate.
Young people continue to believe in their—and their generation's—political power, but some don't feel qualified to participate.
Young people are concerned about a wide range of issues, but many aren’t hearing from campaigns, lack information, and face barriers to voting.
Our analysis of 2022 exit poll data and population data highlights that white and college-educated youth remain overrepresented among midterm voters.
A survey conducted by CIRCLE and ACE illuminates barriers to participation and highlights strategies that can expand young people's engagement in climate action.
Youth More Optimistic about Democracy than Older Voters, Less Inclined to Identify with Major Parties
Young voters are more likely to trust elections and feel democracy is secure, as well as to identify as independents.
Youth's voting preferences in the midterm election were shaped by their identities and experiences