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This story was originally published in The Daily Orange.

Joan Durant, co-director of voter services at the League of Women Voters of Syracuse Metropolitan Area, learned the importance of voting at an early age. Now, she and the LWV are on a mission to educate teens and young adults about their voting rights and encourage early participation.

This story was originally published by Olean Times Herald.

The League of Women Voters of Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties hope about 50 people who walked for equality in Olean will take the message they heard to the polls this November.

This opinion was originally published in the Times Union.

The Times Union Editorial Board wrote this thoughtful opinion on the importance of candidate participation in debates and forums.

The League of Women Voters Education Fund has registered, educated, and engaged young people through its Youth Voter Registration project since 2010. 

In January – June 2023, 86 Leagues hosted close to 1000 events and registered over 19,000 youth in high schools, community colleges, technical and vocational schools, and other youth-serving areas, like community and recreation centers. And that’s just the 86 Leagues mentioned — our 750+ Leagues nationwide did even more! 

This story was originally published by Public News Service.

Deb Liebman, director of voter services and vice president with the League of Women Voters, said state and local elections are also important.

This story aired as a segment on WABC.

To commemorate "U.S. Constitution Day," the League of Women Voters of New York is passing out free copies of the Constitution to people across New York City.