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Election Lesson Plan Resources

Even if they can’t yet vote, teens can learn the importance of making their voices heard in the democratic process. Here are resources to supplement and support your election lesson plans. DocumentarVOTE Virtual Gathering for Young People Ages 13–24 Encourage … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Youth Representation Issues

This post was originally published January 22, 2018. Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Teens are more civically engaged than ever, according … Continue reading

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Staying in and Staying Connected: How to Model Civic Engagement During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Natalie C. Jacobs, J.D., coauthor of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court The year 2020 will go down in history for more than one reason. The outbreak of the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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11 Prompts to Inspire Creative Thinking in Students

As the holidays and winter break approach, keeping students engaged can get a little challenging. When kids’ attention starts to wander, pull them back in and inspire them to find new ways to see the world with these creative thinking … Continue reading

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Youth Movement: Young People and the Importance of Voting

It seems like every election year we hear about how much depends on young people coming out to vote. After all, millennials account for about half of the electorate. So on one hand, we shouldn’t be surprised that a lot … Continue reading

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