How can young people learn to engage actively and competently in public issues, including elections? What steps can educators take to support this type of learning? In this episode, Brett talks to Jill Bass, the Chief Education Officer of Mikva Challenge, a non-profit organization that develops and enacts engaging experiential civics curricula with thousands of youth each year. Jill describes the process of fostering young people's sense of empowerment and how Mikva Challenge helps to get youth involved in elections, even if they can't yet vote.
Resources Mentioned in this Episode:
Mikva Challenge Website
Mikva Challenge Election Headquarters
Education for Sustainable Democracy Site