Guest post by OUSD senior, Barrett Valentine via Great School Voices
The @OakYouthVote campaign, led by @OaklandKids1st, aims to give 16 & 17-year-olds the opportunity to vote in school board elections. @COOLHANDLUKE & Sonja Kaleva discuss how the campaign came to be & what lessons they learned.
@ForgeOrganizing article: http://bit.ly/3tneUDH
“We want to be at the table, not on the menu!” @OaklandKids1st's @COOLHANDLUKE & Sonja Kaleva tell the story of the @OakYouthVote campaign to give 16 and 17 year olds the right to vote in school board elections. https://forgeorganizing.org/article/oakland-students-turn-tables
@16andVOTE @makeit16nz @16ToVoteProject @votesat16 @Vote16USA @tds_voting16 @16Activate @Votesat1611 @Vote16Hawaii @OakYouthVote @16andvote In Wales this May, it will be the first time for our 16 year old to have their say. https://senedd.wales/visit/education-and-youth-engagement/vote-16/
Paid for by the Yes on QQ Campaign, sponsored by a coalition of youth, education, labor, and social justice organizations representing students, families, teachers, and community members.