Dominicanos USA Takes the Lead on Youth Civic Engagement by Registering Over 500 Students to Vote on Student Voter Registration Day 2016

Dominicanos USA Takes the Lead on Youth Civic Engagement by Registering Over 500 Students to Vote on Student Voter Registration Day 2016

IMG_2656[1]Last Friday, March 18 was the second annual Student Voter Registration Day in New York City. SVRD is an unprecedented effort to engage high school students civically and introduce them to the electoral process at an early age, as a way to change the narrative around consistently low youth voter turnout. Dominicanos USA was one of several community based organizations to visit high schools across the city, and not only give presentations on the importance of voting to senior classes, but also register those students to vote.

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