Why Are You Voting?
Download our worksheet and, with your young person, jot down a list of the people, issues and topics you are thinking about in preparation for your next election.
Start the Conversation
“Kids have to live with adult choices!”
A Vote for Our Future by Margaret McNamara and Micha Player
It’s true! Kids do have to live with adult choices, especially the choices made in elections. The democratic right to vote in America is a hard fought battle that continues in modern America. So, how are we talking to our young people about their civic duty and the power of voting?
In this series, Miss Caitlyn explores the definition, history, and responsibility of voting and civic duty for all community members, regardless of their age or legal citizenship status. Talking to our young people about government, politics, civic duty and community is a big conversation, so let’s start now.