Registering young voters is the key to the future, and these orgs know it!
First Time Voter
Bernie Sanders spoke outside Oakland City Hall in downtown Oakland to an audience of nearly 20,000 supporters on Memorial Day. Youth Radio reporter Desmond Meagley attended the rally to document the event and speak to Sanders supporters.
For the first time, there are as many Millenials as there are baby boomers– so young people are in a position to make a real difference in this election. How should political candidates engage effectively with young voters? What would be your words of advice to the front-runners who want so badly to appeal to youth?
Politicians seem to be talking down to young voters.
As a first time voter, I worry that if my friends don’t see the connection between voting and their own problems, they’ll vote randomly or not vote at all.