Black and Latino youth were especially active in creating and sharing content on social platforms about the 2020 election or issues they care about.
Explore resources for educators to help students understand, analyze, and respond to the upcoming State of the Union.
A commentary on the PACE paper “Infogagement: Citizenship and Democracy in the Age of Connection” co-written by Abby Kiesa and collaborator D.C. Vito
The upcoming presidential election is a valuable opportunity to teach young people how to understand, create, and engage with news and other media.
Data from our national survey of high school civics teachers shows that many understand the importance of teaching information literacy, but need support to do so.
The youngest eligible voters (ages 18-19) tend to lag behind their older peers, highlighting the need for efforts to engage them in democracy.
During election cycles, local media can play a crucial role informing young people and advancing their development as participants in democracy.