CIRCLE to Host Conference Call/Presentation on Youth Engagement
On March 16th, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern, a conference call (and simultaneous web presentation) will be held for the youth engagement community. The call, which will address the increased youth voter turnout during the 2004 election and its implications for the future of our democracy, will feature Peter Levine of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) and Ivan Frishberg of the State PIRG's New Voters project. Click below for more details and instructions for joining the call.
Dear Youth Engagement Colleagues:
Increasing youth turnout in the most recent election was a focus of
many in the youth engagement community and the political arena. Leading
up to Election Day, we saw historic levels of funding, more media
coverage of the youth vote, and higher levels of political interest
among young people.
Most importantly, on November 2, 10.8 million under-25 voters went to
the polls, compared to 8.7 million four years ago - an 11 point
increase. This represents a dramatic rise in the youth vote - and may
well foretell a new generation of politically engaged young people.
Find out how it happened, particularly on college campuses - and what
it means for the future of our democracy and for young people and their
Please join a simultaneous conference call and web presentation with
Peter Levine of the Center for Information and Research on Civic
Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) and Ivan Frishberg of the State PIRG's
New Voters project.
We have scheduled a conference call for the youth engagement community:
March 16th from 3:30 to 4:30 EST.
Please RSVP to Demetria Sapienza at CIRCLE . Please be
sure to mention you are signing up for the 3/16 call. She will send you
the conference call number and the PowerPoint presentation.
Please feel free to forward this invitation to youth engagement