An Interview With… The Brennan Center For Justice

An Interview With… The Brennan Center For Justice

IndyKids reporter Neena Sapkota, age 12 interviews Sean Morales-Doyle regarding the recent slew of voting rights restrictions across the United States. Sean is the Acting Director of the Voting Rights & Elections Program at the Brennan Center for Justice. Neena:...
News Brief: Lower the Voting Age? The Discussion Has Begun

News Brief: Lower the Voting Age? The Discussion Has Begun

By Oscar Tomasello, age 12 The minimum age required to vote was lowered from 21 to 18 in 1970. Now 50 years later, activists around the country are pushing to lower the voting age again.  Tyler Okeke, a 19-year-old organizer with the nonprofit Power California, told...

Voting Rights in the 2016 Election

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, 13, and INDYKIDS STAFF The 2016 Presidential Election marks the first presidential election since the 1965 Voting Rights Act was overturned. PHOTO: Michael Fleshman As the 2016 presidential election nears, multiple voting issues have arisen....