In his book “Fight”, John Della Volpe argues that Gen Z has not buckled under the weight of the events that shaped them.
Youth Voting Rights articles on Democracy Chronicles
Find the latest news on youth voting rights in this section. Many policy areas specifically affect youth voting more than others such as education and the voting age. Ensuring youth participation in democracy is critically important for a successful system and the general trend in lower voter turnout for youth is a disaster.
At the New-York Historical Society’s democracy program, 21 sixth graders debated weekly tests versus daily homework options.
Party officials nationwide are increasing voting barriers for young, mostly Democratic voters, following their surging turnout.
Zimbabwe’s merged president and parliamentary elections are five months away. Ongoing registration is giving first-time voters, a chance to pick a leader.
On February 25 Nigerians will choose a successor to Buhari, whose eight years in power have been blighted by steep economic decay.
The workshop assisted Girl Scouts in grades K–10 in earning their Democracy Badge through learning activities on democracy.
A 15-year-old’s political activism could result in Oregon legislators considering giving 16- and 17-year-olds the right to vote.
Voters in Swiss canton Bern have given short shrift to a proposal aimed at lowering the legal voting age to persons as young as 16.
Children are often left out in discussions on participative democracy. Yet, and interestingly so, can contribute to building democracy.
As efforts to ban books…grow, so do attacks on libraries. There’s a reason…extremists keep targeting these crucial civic institutions.