EMPOWERING YOUNG VOTERS. DEFENDING DEMOCRACY.

 EMPOWERING YOUNG VOTERS. DEFENDING DEMOCRACY.

Energizing
Young
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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

Young Voters

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.

 

Your Voice Matters

Want to Get Involved?

Our free, nonpartisan, 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

Supporters & collaborators

Thank you to all our supporters & collaborators.

Energizing Young Voters Blog

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Asbury Park High School and Energizing Young Voters

Dr. Patricia Supplee and her assistant Robin Blair visited Mr. David Wronko’s Asbury Park social studies class to have the students participate in the voting rights timeline of history. The timeline showed voting rights from the colonial period to the American...

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Upcoming Events

  • July-Aug. – Smithsonian Exhibit at Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing
  • Aug. 1-4 – EYV Training (click to register): Aug. 1: Fighting for the Vote; Aug. 2: Fighting for Change; Aug.3: Vote by Design; Aug. 4: Student Advocate Toolkit
  • Aug. 10 – Fighting for the Vote, Atlantic Cape, 5:30 pm (virtual and in-person; register at Summer Symposium Series).
  • Aug. 20 – Brookdale/Monmouth Museum – Voices and Votes exhibit Opening Reception, 5-8 pm. Admission is free and limited to 200 tickets; register here.
  • Aug.-Sep. – Smithsonian Exhibit at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft; open to the public Tue.–Sun., 10 am–4 pm, free admission. 
  • Sep. 11 – EYV Young Voters Advisory Board meeting, 4-5 pm via GoogleMeet 
  • Sep. 12 – Camden and Atlantic Counties LWV presentation, 7 pm
  • Oct.-Nov. – Smithsonian Exhibit at Union County College in Cranford
  • Oct. 25 – NJ Social Studies Assn Convention presentation
  • Nov.-Dec. – Smithsonian Exhibit at Middlesex College in Edison
  • Nov. 3-4 – NJEA Convention, Atlantic City

Get in Touch. Get Involved.

Have a question, want to request a speaker or get involved? Please send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

​​PO Box 272
​​Ocean Grove, NJ
07756

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