In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the 26th Amendment as another landmark piece of Civil Rights legislation, the Rural Youth Catalyst Project is excited to partner with CIRCLE’s Youth Expertise Series: Fulfilling the Promise to offer the voices and perspectives of rural young people. This week we bring you the voice of Garrett Blaize.
Kalispell, MT high school senior Opal Bespaw believes every young person should be excited and empowered to vote. But how do we foster this excitement? By taking purposeful steps to reach out to young voters and involving schools and the media. Register for our livestream to talk more about how to get young people voting in rural places.
Frankie Edwards reflects on voting and making sense of your own democratic power in rural America as we approach the 50th anniversary of the 26th amendment, which lowered the voting age from 21 to 18.
The passage of youth voting rights was a critical piece of civil rights legislation. Join us for an intergenerational panel discussion with rural leaders as we reflect on the historical significance and current fight to fulfill the promise of the 26th Amendment.
Find replays of Rural Women Everywhere on the Rural Assembly Youtube Channel. Subscribe to catch all of our videos and other content from this amazing gathering of rural and Native women.
By The Rural Youth Catalyst Project Today and every day, we honor and celebrate all the courageous LGBTQ young people