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HomeVideoThese DC-area teens want to lower the voting age to 16

These DC-area teens want to lower the voting age to 16


16 year old Tiffany Missembe is a youth organizer of Vote16DC, a coalition of youth and adults that are fighting to extend voting rights to 16 and 17 year olds in Washington D.C. through the Youth Vote Amendment Act of 2018.

Student producers/videographers/editors include: Xavier Dominguez of Las Cruces High School in New Mexico, Savannah Burrows of West Ranch High School in California, Elijah Magana of Etiwanda High School in California, and Linda Olvera-Jones of Dalton Middle School in Georgia. Mentoring provided by Kristy Choi from PBS NewsHour and Lisa Wilk from WHYY.