About Energizing Young Voters
Energizing Young Voters, an initiative of the League of Women Voters, envisions a democracy where every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge, and the confidence to participate.
Vision – Every 18-29 year old in the United States will become a life-long voter and engaged citizen.
Mission – Every 18-29 year old will understand:
- Why it is important to vote
- Develop the intention to vote
- Be equipped to overcome all barriers to casting a ballot and participating in our democracy
- Understand how the political process brings about change
- Develop the confidence and skills needed to participate in the political process
- Be willing to take a stand and defend democracy
Join a diverse group by age (18-29), gender, ethnicity/race, and education type. Set direction and policy for Energizing Young Voters and make a difference in your community!
Educators & Community Groups
Energizing Young Voters offers a suite of programs from the nonpartisan League of Women Voters and its partners designed to create a new generation of lifelong, active voters.
League of Women Voters
Our initiative envisions that every person has the desire, the right, the knowledge, and the confidence to participate.
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Our free, non–partisan, educational experiences and leadership opportunities help turn students into citizens and reach our two major goals: Empowering young voters and defending democracy.
“I’m so proud of your efforts and achievements with the LWV Young Voters program! You are planting seed, fostering awareness and igniting empowerment that will continue to make a difference in our democracy. I hope this small contribution helps you expand. Keep shining on!” – Merry B
Energizing Young Voters News
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League of Women Voters Visits Rahway High School to Discuss Elections, Civic Engagement, and the Next Generation
By David Brighouse RAHWAY, NJ — On Tuesday, May 16, representatives of the League of Women Voters (LVW) of Plainfield visited Rahway High School (RHS) to speak with students about voting, elections, and the exercising of one's citizenship rights. The visit was...
8th grade Civics classes learn how to use a voting machine! Stay tuned to find out who is the favorite baseball team-Yankees, Mets, or Phillies! Original post here.
By Jennifer Popper PLAINFIELD, NJ — Students 17-years-old and up at Plainfield High School were given a crash course on how to maneuver through the process to cast their vote in this year's primary and general elections. The two-part event taught those eligible to...
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