Vote16 on Ozy: To Bridge the Political Divide, Let Minors Vote

Op-ed from Vote16 campaign coordinator published on

“Our political challenges may seem insurmountable. But let’s remember that in addition to building bridges across the aisle, we need on-ramps to participation.”

This piece tells the story of one of Takoma Park’s first under-18 voters, and argues that extending voting rights to more 16- and 17-year-olds can help reinvigorate our democracy. Read more on Ozy.

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