California On Track to Lower Voting Age

California On Track to Lower Voting Age

A bill to lower the voting age just cleared California’s State Assembly and is headed to the Senate. In an op-ed for Teen Vogue, activists Tyler Okeke and Luis Sánchez make the case for why it should pass.
Adult Volunteer

Adult Volunteer

I joined my local League in 2018 and immediately started assisting with YVM high school voter registration drives. I communicate event info to adult volunteers, schedule shift dates and time slots, and coordinate event supplies like official voter affidavits and “I...
Youth Voter

Youth Voter

I registered to vote because youth and women fought hard so people like me could vote. I want to use that privilege to help make decisions that will make my country better for all. After mailing in my first ballot, I felt like an adult and I was proud that I fulfilled...
Adult Volunteer

Adult Volunteer

With a father in public office for 34 years, I learned early about the importance of voting. I have fond memories of my dad hoisting me up in the voting booth so I could pull down the lever with his name on it. After the Parkland tragedy, I was so inspired by how the...
Student Leader

Student Leader

I organized a registration drive at my school all by myself. It wasn’t the best time of the year due to AP testing but I was able to register 99 of my classmates. I also volunteered at other schools’ registration drives. I think we need to get a lot of young adults...