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children's voting colloquium
We work in our countries, regions, and globally to abolish a
minimum voting age across the world.
The Child's Right to be Heard, Hedi Viterbo
The Childhood, Law, and Policy Network
Adam Benforado, A Minor Revolution, Radio Interview, Narrative Species
February 16, 2023 (see minute 52 for comments on children's rights to vote)
Charlotte Anderson, Keynote Speech, Amnesty International UK Annual Youth Conference
December 2, 2022
Children’s Right to Vote: Should the Voting Age Be Lowered/Abolished?
Queen Mary School of Law, November 10, 2022, with John Wall and Christine Huebner
Deconstructing Democracy’s Adultist Foundation: Give Children the Vote
Podcast with Lisa Reagan, Kindred World, October 15, 2022
Should Children Vote? Jen Lumanlan and John Wall
Your Parenting Mojo podcast, August 14, 2022
Give Children the Vote
Mini talk by John Wall, June 27, 2022, AERO (Alternative Education Resources Organization) Annual Conference
Why Kids Should Be Able to Vote
Amy Cox, Tedx Talk
Roger Hart, Giving Children the Vote?
May 15, 2022
"Who can Vote?"
2nd annual MA Civic Learning Week, March 8, 2022, led by Robin Chen
Eighteen to Eight
Canadian group of kids demanding voting age of 8
Give Children the Vote
Book Talk by John Wall, November 19, 2021
Surviving the Future
BBC Radio 4 Program, Nov. 16, 2021, including mention of children's voting rights
Let. Kids. Vote.
Oklahoma Kid Governor Charlotte Anderson spoke to the Edmond Democratic Women about eliminating the voting age. September 20, 2021.
"Make It 16"
Documentary about the fight to lower the voting age in New Zealand. June 29, 2021.
Zet verlaging kiesgerechtigde leeftijd in het regeerakkoord
Philip Veerman 28 mrt 2021, Financieel Dagblad
Youth Enfranchisement & #16ToVote in 2021
Blog by Jester Jersey, #16ToVoteAdvocacyProject. January 16, 2021.
Combatting Adultism to Create a Flourishing Democracy
Podcast with John Wall and Tanu Biswas. January 16, 2021.
Amnesty International UK, Children's Human Rights Network, Festival of Children's Rights
A panel discusses the need to re-examine, re-evaluate and ultimately revise the age limit on voting. December 7, 2020.
National Youth Rights Association (NYRA), "Age of Youth" Conference
A panel discusses possibilities for lowering or eliminating voting ages. October 24, 2020.
Child asking for the right to vote at South African Parliament
A child explains why it is importance for children to be able to vote in general elections. July 25, 2020.
Vote for Our Future!
Children's book on voting by Margaret McNamara, illustrated by Micah Player. "'We should all vote!' said LaToya." June 17, 2020.
Should 12 Year Olds Be Allowed to Vote?
PBS Storyboard Video. April 22, 2018.
Power to the Children
Documentary about children's parliaments in India. 2017.
Miles Corak Ted Talk on Child Voting
A professor of economics at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa lays out why and how to give children the vote. May 31, 2013.
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