Activists with Students Demand Action are working to register 100,000 new young voters before the November election.
Every year I undertake a convoluted process to ensure I can cast an absentee ballot because voting is my right and responsibility. Over the last 16 years, I've voted by mail 16 times.
A Grand Rapids resident Leah Bectel registered to vote the day she turned 18. She encourages others to get started early on democracy, too.
Steven Syers is revved up for democracy this year. Here's why.
"There's this misconception that Latinos are not involved in the political process, or that in our culture, we don't talk about [politics], but we're trying to change that."
Most poll workers in Arizona are retirees in their 60s and 70s who are at elevated risk for COVID-19, so younger volunteers are stepping up to help.
Beyond demanding an end to racial injustice, the protests have also offered an opportunity to register more people to vote.