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April 2, 2009

beyond the vote: 2009

(From Princeton, NJ) The Dallas Morning News' Laura Isensee talked to me and several experts on civic engagement about whether all those young people who voted at high rates in 2008 will remain involved between elections. One of the best things about her article is her recognition that it's not all about what young people feel or think; it also matters whether the political system is structured to permit their participation. The story was picked up by the AP and ran in quite a few other papers.

April 2, 2009 8:35 AM | category: none


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