Ready to Vote
Civic engagement of youth is a classic win-win proposition. Young people benefit from involvement in the civic life of their communities, and their communities become more democratic when youth have a voice in the decisions that affect their lives. Ready To Vote is designed to help teachers introduce middle and high school students to one of their most important activities as a citizen – voting. Ready To Vote also provides facts about the principles of the Constitution, the branches of U.S. Government and explores how the electoral process works.
For the 2018 Elections, Ready to Vote returned with student discussions on Facebook Live, the focus on the South Carolina Gubernatorial Race
The original project was funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in collaboration with the National Center for Outreach and Best Practices in Journalism.