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Democrats think they can flip three districts in California's heartland. But will Latino voters get to the polls?

Pedro Ramirez, a get-out-the-vote organizer in California's Central Valley, has a grudge. And his anger is part of a potent force that could bounce as many as three Trump-aligned Republicans from the US House during next month's midterm elections-if it can overcome the region's deep political inertia.

Activists Talk Youth Voter Engagement at Harvard IOP | News | The Harvard Crimson

Youth activists from across the country - including David Hogg, co-founder of March for Our Lives, and Jessica Browning, College Republican National Committee national co-chair - gathered at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Monday evening to discuss youth voter engagement.

Young activists discuss ways to engage youth voters in upcoming elections

A panel of youth advocates, including school shooting survivor and March For Our Lives co-founder David Hogg, brainstormed ways to engage youth voters at Harvard University's Kennedy School Monday, the eve of National Voter Registration Day.

Power California Opens L.A. Call Center With Goal Of Reaching 100K Youth - MyNewsLA.com

Share this article:The civic engagement organization Power California announced Monday that it is opening a phone bank center in Los Angeles with a goal of reaching 52,000 young adults in the county and 100,000 statewide through phone banking and texting before November's midterm election. Power California focuses on increasing voter and government participation by young ...

Abren banco de llamadas para incentivar que jóvenes hispanos voten en las elecciones de noviembre

La organización Power California inauguró este lunes su centro telefónico en el vecindario de Boyle Heights, al este de Los Ángeles, con el objetivo de aumentar el número de votantes entre 18 y 24 años de edad para las elecciones al Congreso del próximo 6 de noviembre.

Voting rolls are getting younger in California as pre-registration of teens tops 200,000

More than 200,000 California teenagers have pre-registered to vote since 2016, further evidence that the youth vote might play a larger role than usual in this year's mid-term elections. The pre-registration milestone, announced Tuesday by Secretary of State Alex Padilla during a news conference at Francis Polytechnic High School in Los Angeles, includes 100,000 pre-registered voters who will be 18 by the November election and eligible to vote.

Young Californians are politically aware, they just don't vote. Here's how we turn them out

In California, there are more than 2.2 million registered voters age 25 or younger. How many of them turn out on election day will depend on how hard the rest of us work to mobilize them.


Youth in California's Central Valley are reclaiming region's activist roots

Decades after civil rights icons Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta brought worldwide attention to the plight of farm workers in California's Central Valley, a new generation of activists are making an impact in the region - with the focus now on the myriad issues facing young people and efforts to get them involved in civic affairs.

LAUSD students cast early ballots ahead of primary election

Several Los Angeles Unified School District students got to vote for the first time on Monday ahead of California's primary election. The organization YVote went to 15 LAUSD high schools to register eligible voters. At the L.A. County Registrar's office, 240 seniors were bused in to vote.


Sonoma students plan Friday #WalkOut

Friday, April 20, is National School Walkout Day. High school students across the country, and in Sonoma Valley, will walk off of their campuses at 10 a.m. on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine school shootings, in the second major school walkout in two months.


It's not enough to march, we must also vote

The tragic shooting in Parkland, Fla., in February has led to a surge in activism among young people like us across the country. It was incredible to see millions of our friends and schoolmates show up at the nationwide March for Our Lives events this spring.