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.

league of women voters

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 News

View the latest news, articles, and more.

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Martin Luther King and the Struggle for Voting Rights

By David Wronko, history teacher at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School (formerly Asbury Park Middle School). This past year I had the opportunity to work with Patricia L. Supplee and the League of Women Voters to bring interactive lessons to my remote classes....

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Upcoming Information/Training Sessions

We offer professional development credits for teachers and professional development workshops for schools and school districts.  

Our modules align to the NJ Core Content Standards and the new middle school recommendations 

Stay tuned for information about upcoming events!

All events are EST.

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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.

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​​Ocean Grove NJ

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