Study Group -- Youth Activism, Youth Voting: Is This its Year?

Date: 

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn Street, South Lobby, Suite 160S, Room 105

Join Ash Center fellows Miles Rapoport and Tova Wang for a five-part study group examining various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country. Session 1 is entitled "Youth Activism, Youth Voting: Is This its Year?" Special guests include Dawn Boudwin, Associate Director, Alliance for Youth Organizing and Brandon Klugman, Vote16USA Campaign Director, Generation Citizen.

Lunch will be served. Seating preference will be given to students. No preregistration or RSVP is necessary. 

Throughout the semester, leading advocates, organizers and scholars on voting rights, social movements, and structural election reform will share their unique experiences and perspectives. The group will discuss democracy reform campaigns, lessons learned, and the building of a movement to make democracy more inclusive, participatory, and responsive. Email Miles_Rapoport@hks.Harvard.edu or Tovawang@hks.harvard.edu for more information.