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

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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What is Energizing Young Voters all about?

Shortly after the Inauguration on January 20, 2021, Lisa Kay Solomon, the developer of one of our teaching modules (Vote by Design,) wrote an article in www.thefulcrum.us. Solomon says, Amanda Gorman is “a civic futurist.” Gorman says: "We lift our gazes not to what...

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Energizing Young Voters – Civics Education in Action

Energizing Young Voters –– Civics Education in Action Voter Engagement Programing offered under the auspices of the League of Women Voters of Southern Monmouth County Vision – Every 18-29 year old in the United States will become a life-long voter. They will...

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Upcoming Events

  • Sep. 30-Oct. 27 – Plainfield Public Schools Student Advocate Toolkit presentations
  • Oct. 7 – Neptune High School Student Council voter registration event
  • Nov. 5 – 12:15-1:30 p.m. – EYV presentation at NJ Education Association Convention
  • Dec. 4 – 1:30-3:30 p.m. – Fighting for the Vote modules 1, 2 & 4 training session – Register here.
  • Dec. 5 – 1:30-4:30 p.m. – Fighting for Change modules 1, 2, & 3 training session – Register here.
  • Mar. 5 – 1:30-3:30 p.m. – Student Advocate Toolkit training – Registration link to follow.
  • Mar. 6 –  1:30-2:30 p.m. – Vote by Design training – Register here.

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

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