GET STARTED: 2022 MIDTERM PROMPTS
More than 8 million young people will be eligible to vote in the U.S. midterm elections. Will you be one of them? What do you care about? With the U.S. midterm elections this November, we explore the ways in which young Americans are politically engaged. Deadline: Fri. September 30, 2022
You’re 18! What’s it like for YOU to register to vote? Is it fairly simple or overly complicated? Produce your voter registration story and shine light on the experience. Deadline: Fri. September 30, 2022
Amid political polarization, misinformation on social media, voting restrictions and concerns about security and access– how are election workers coping? Interview an election worker in your community and ask them about how they are dealing with threats and other challenges. Rolling deadline.
A number of issues are on the ballot this midterm election, from abortion, to minimum wage, race and gender in schools. What’s at stake in your community? Rolling deadline.
Student journalists can hold politicians accountable and ask important questions about issues that matter. Take to the camera and interview a local politician in your area who’s on the ballot, whether they’re running for school board or Congress. Learn more + complete this activity here.