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The Power of Young People Podcast: Empowering Democracy: From Civic Learning to Action

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 9:50 am

EST  | Virtual

In this thought-provoking episode of The Power of Young People, NYLC CEO Amy Meuers and Youth Advisory Council mentor Kaleb Sy dive deep into the significance of Civic Learning Week and the broader landscape of civic engagement. Hear about Kaleb’s compelling personal journey into politics and civic participation, underscoring the necessity of unwavering dedication. Together, they illuminate the pivotal role of education in nurturing active citizenship and the profound impact of an informed electorate on our collective decision-making. Delving into pressing issues, they confront the looming threats to democracy, including disinformation and voter suppression, while advocating for robust civic education as a bulwark against misinformation. With a stirring call to action, Amy and Kaleb inspire listeners to take an active stance in their communities and exercise their fundamental right to vote. Tune in to ignite your passion for civic involvement and drive positive change in society.

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Get the Educator Toolkit to access resources for planning and communicating your participation in Civic Learning Week. The toolkit includes planning resources, sample social media posts, graphic assets, and more.