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Community Health, Youth Voices

Voting Is Vital

The Media Arts Center youth reporters documented Viet Vote’s Candidate Forum and Voting Party. This event served as a means to help the Vietnamese-American community in San Diego County understand … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Voter’s Choice Act And Its Effect

The California Voter’s Choice Act changed voting in California exponentially during the midterm elections. The California Voter’s Choice Act (VCA) allowed voters to have more options for how, when and … Continue reading

January 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Another Year Older, Another Year Wiser, Another Year Closer to Voting

For many Americans, voting isn’t just a right, but a necessity in the current political climate. Delano teenager Biviano Uribe is concerned about the future of immigrant rights and protections … Continue reading

November 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Youth Vote

In this episode of the AccessLocal.TV podcast, a group of young people discuss the importance of the youth vote, especially in light of the midterm elections. “It feels like a … Continue reading

November 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Organizing Tomorrow, Today: the Youth Vote Sets to Change American Politics (Opinion)

In anticipation of the 2018 midterm elections on November 6, organizations across the country galvanized youth voters to show up at the poll booths. In this opinion piece, Seun Babalola … Continue reading

November 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Closed Mouths Don’t Get Fed

Angel Vargas of Fresno didn’t just vote for herself; she believes that with her right to vote, she has the power to give voice to those who can’t speak up, … Continue reading

November 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Boyle Heights Youth Focus on Voting

In October, Boyle Heights Beat hosted a community meeting centered around the importance of youth and Latino voting in the midterm elections. Los Angeles’ Marlén Gamas covered the event and … Continue reading

November 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Across California, Youth Prepare to Vote for Many Reasons

In this collection of stories compiled by the California Statewide Youth Media Network, different young people share their views on voting and advocate for the issues most important to them. … Continue reading

November 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Haven’t Registered to Vote Yet? Instagram Wants to Help

“Instagram launched a new ad campaign designed to help users register to vote.” Read more at Youth Radio

October 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

100,000 California Teens Are Pre-Registered To Vote

With the midterm elections approaching fast, Sacramento’s Nathaniel Lapid talked to some Sacramento students and teachers to figure out whether they’re voting or not. Lapid also addresses the importance of … Continue reading

May 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

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