Do you have ideas for ways you’d like to see our world change for the better?
One thing we know is that democracy works best when everyone participates. Even if you can’t vote until you turn 18, there is no minimum age to make a difference.
Wondering what you can do?
- Encourage friends and family to register to vote.
- Can I register before I’m 18? Yes!
- Volunteer with Rock the Vote, a non-partisan, non-profit dedicated to building the political power of young people.
- Spread the word! vote411.org has lots of information for first-time voters.
- Hacking Democracy: Learn how politicians—and foreign spies—are using social media to their advantage. Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020, 2-3 pm. Registration required.
- Don’t just learn about elections, play the game! Run for president, vote in a mock election, and take a quiz to see if you are up for the job of president.
- Is it real? Is it fake? Take the quiz and see if you can tell the difference.
- Wondering if that “fact” is really true? Try a quick search on Factcheck.org.
- Talking about topics close to people’s hearts can get heated. Cameron Kasky, a school shooting survivor, shares lessons about how to discuss tough issues with civility.
- Local issues impact you. Learn about what’s being voted on in Whatcom County.
- Wondering about national issues? Start with Balletopedia, a non-partisan, digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections.
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