Future Voters of America Take Action Now
Political and social activism among teenagers and young adults is not a common occurrence today. But a Carlsbad High School student has become an active participant in current governmental and enviro
Tom Fudge: When kids enter their teen years, they tend to get very excited about being able to drive. And a lot of them lament the fact that they won't be able to have a legal beer until their 21. But how many teenagers just can't want to turn 18, so they can vote in elections? Judging by the typical election turnout among young voters in this country, it's fair to say there aren't too many.
I guess that makes Danielle Gram a bit of a rare bird. She's definitely one of those high-achieving high school kids, involved in a bunch of extra-curricular activities. But she's also deeply involved in politics. She is president and founder of a group called Future Voters of America. And she's a national high school representative for the Student Peace Alliance.
- Danielle Gram , a senior at Carlsbad High School. She is also the president and founder of The Future Voters of America, a student-run political club, and a national high school representative of the Student Peace Alliance.
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