Want Change? Apply to the YVote ChangeMakers Summer Institute
You Gotta (Pre) Register, Vote, Get Your Friends to Vote, and Get Youth Across the City To Vote and Mobilize for Youth Voice and Youth Vote Locally & Nationally
YVote is working with budding activists and leaders to continue to build a youth voting and civic engagement movement, focused on making a positive difference in communities, at and beyond the ballot box, and strengthening voting rights and collective power.
Incoming YVoters will:
- Participate in inquiry and dialogue about civic and political issues that matter most to you
- Craft school and community campaigns to increase youth voting and civic engagement
- Gain exposure to experiences and points of view different than your own
- Build relationships with peers you can learn and grow with
- Develop leadership and organizing skills
- Demonstrate commitment to learning, leadership, and active participation
- Receive a stipend for engaged participation
Who Is YVote For?
High school students with diverse backgrounds (racially, socioeconomically, politically) who want to be thought-leaders and change-makers in your schools and communities. Summer stipend of up to $200 available for engaged participation.
When and Where Do We Meet?
YVote will meet IN PERSON on Tuesday evenings, July 12-Aug 16 from 5:30-8:30PM and for a Day of Action on Sat, Aug 6 from 10AM-4PM in Manhattan. Pizza dinner and snacks will be served.
How Do I Apply?
Apply at www.tinyurl.com/YVoteApp ASAP. Priority deadline is June 6.