As part of our longstanding Youth Voter Registration program, the League was already well on our way to registering students at more than 400 schools nationwide this spring. In the wake of Parkland, students’ inspiring leadership and activism against gun violence has provided countless more platforms for young people to get engaged as voters.
Our volunteers have been out in force, working with passionate students to register new voters at their school walkouts, marches, and other events across the country. The stories we’ve heard share the effect these students have had on our volunteers.
Here are a few notes about this powerful generation and their impact on the ground: