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

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 to a recent study. The 2018 midterm elections … Continue reading

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How to Help Teens Make Their Voices Heard (Even If They Can’t Vote)

By Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs, authors of Every Vote Matters Although young people can’t vote until they become adults, they can make their voices heard on matters important to them. Teachers can introduce their students to a variety of … Continue reading

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Laws, Amendments, and Real People

With state and national elections coming in a few weeks, we are being inundated by political ads. Even our youngest students are aware of some of the issues being discussed, and many may have questions that come up in class. … Continue reading

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