Youth Power: Claiming Our Future With Our Vote Webinar Presentation and Discussion

Sponsored by the LWV Cape Cod Area.

Keynote: Ruby Belle Booth, Election Coordinator, CIRCLE (Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement at Tufts University) speaking about the importance and the power of the youth vote and data about how it is making a difference. Ruby will also preview the report “Growing Voters” to explain how schools and the community can work together to prepare young adults for voting. Ruby Belle Booth is also a fellow at the non-partisan Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School, where she focuses on civic learning and voter engagement.

Panelists: panelists will speak about what motivates them to vote and why they think other young adults should vote. They will share their thoughts about making voting more accessible to young people.

  • Maryanna Crawley, Junior at Barnstable High School
  • Ben Stoloff, First year law student, resident of Needham, and grandson of Florence and Ira Seldin
  • Allison Carter, Young professional and League member
  • Asher Hamilton, Coordinator of Life Fitness Department, Cape Cod Community College
  • Rosemary Shields, LWVCCA Co-Chair of Voter Service, speaking about resource information for voters

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