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
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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...
Energizing Young Voters Newsletter – March 2022
Inside this issue, learn about: Smithsonian Exhibits; Civics Education in Asbury Park; Voting Rights; New Law Puts Students on Board of Education; Energizing News
Energizing Young Voters Newsletter – January 2022
Inside this issue, learn about: Expanding our Outreach; Young People Believe They Can Make Change; The Latest in Voting Rights; Upcoming Presentations
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- Dec. 1-Jan. 6 – Smithsonian Exhibit at Middlesex College, Edison NJ (Voices & Votes scheduled events)
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