With librarians serving as trusted civic educators, libraries can be spaces for nonpartisan voter registration, for youth-led conversations about issues, and for creating media.
Engaging young people and supporting their electoral participation must happen year-round, and it’s never too early to start with an eye toward 2024.
Our experts presented research and shared insights from our work during this weeklong event focused on strengthening civic education in the United States.
Civic learning that reaches all youth, includes media literacy, and helps foster a democratic school climate is key to growing voters.
An article from our Deputy Director Abby Kiesa and partners at CERG in the latest issue of Social Education
Young people who work at the polls learn about the voting process, acquire skills, and support electoral participation in their communities.
Media can play a key role in young people's civic development and engagement, especially when civic organizations give youth opportunities to turn information to action.
Ahead of National Voter Registration Day, there's a lot of work to do to register 18- and 19-year-olds: the newest eligible voters.
Young people who have turned 18 since the 2020 election are a sizable group that is diversifying the electorate and can have a decisive impact on the midterms.
A report and initiative from the leading youth voting research center at Tufts University introduces a new framework for increasing the youth vote based on exclusive data on the civic experiences and needs of teens.