November 1, 2018

Some of Our Fav Millennials Are Encouraging Young Folks to Vote! [VIDEO]

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Some of Our Fav Millennials Are Encouraging Young Folks to Vote!  [VIDEO]

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As we know, midterm elections are right around the corner (November 6th) and it is important millennials  exercise their rights to vote. If you are of age, you should be registered to vote. Some of our favorite and most influential millennials are using their platform to get the youth inspire and teach them the importance of using our voice and exercising their rights!

Yara Shahidi, from Freeforms ‘Grown-ish’ and Black-ish,’ created a platform to inform, educate and inspire the young folks to get out in vote in the midterm elections. The platform, Eighteen x 18, features many young influential celebrates, who too are demonstrating the importance of voting.

Through the organization, Yara held a  conference, ‘We Vote Next Summit,’ which many young folks came out, learned and taught each other about why the midterm elections are very important for the youth. Yara taught about gun violence, privilege, mass shootings, birth control, racism and more.

On the Eighteen x 18 Instagram, young adults share their stories, and the experiences they have had, even at such a young age. 

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For our generation, voting is personal. Hear our stories. Spread our messages. Share your story. Use #ItsPersonal and we’ll share them all the way through the elections on Nov. 6th. VOTE because it’s personal. #GOTV #Vote #WeVoteNext #November6 #Midterm #Elections2018

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Check out clips of our favorite millennials using their voice and platforms to inspire the youth all around the world. Remember, “Novemeber is when America realizes that the young people in this country will no longer remain silent.” Vote this November 6th, 2018- our future depends on it!

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“Who am I to you?” Our founder @YaraShahidi asks in the light of the senseless tragedy all around us. We recognize that it’s important to ask and spark conversations. We may never find the “right” answers, but we won’t even have the opportunity to find one if we never ask. We are eight days away from the biggest election of our lives. On November 6, we have the opportunity, as a generation, to ask the question, “Who are we?” And if we want any part of the answer that we can claim it as our own, we do it at the ballot boxes. #WeVoteNext #vote #govote #gotv #yarashahidi #ElectionDay #Elections #midterms

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Some #WednesdayWisdom for today: At the #WeVoteNext Summit, @janaya_khan dropped major truths on what privilege is and how it works. h/t @nowthisnews – #privilege #wisdom #truth #inspiration

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