Black and Latino youth were especially active in creating and sharing content on social platforms about the 2020 election or issues they care about.
Campaign contact, digital outreach, young people engaging their peers, and action on racial justice all contributed to higher youth voter turnout.
This is part of our Youth Expertise Series, in which young people use their experiences to speak about how we can improve youth civic engagement and civic life.
Young people report benefits of participating in political activism on social media, but not all youth engage and benefit equally.
This is part of our Youth Expertise Series, in which young people use their experiences to write about how we can improve youth civic engagement and civic life.
Our research is informing the digital giant's efforts to use its platform for youth voter education and registration.
Like their slightly older peers, youth ages 18-21 are active and engaged in civic life. Are the institutions that help them develop as voters doing their part?
Explore resources for educators to help students understand, analyze, and respond to the upcoming State of the Union.
Social and local media have played a key role, and there are challenges and great opportunities for media to connect diverse youth to information about engagement.