Watch AME’s event at the National Press Club on August 18th, 2015.
Our event, with the theme, "Taking it to the streets; let's get real about Youth Voting," focused on how to promote youth voting in 2016 and beyond, and was moderated by Meg Heubeck of YLI (Youth Leadership Initiative at the the UVA Center for Politics), and included panelists Julie Silverbrook (Executive Director, ConSource), Ronnie Cho (V.P. Public Affairs at MTV), Maggie Duncan Bush (Senior Elections Manager, League of Women Voters), Karin Agness (Executive Director, Network of Enlightened Women - N.E.W.), Marcellus Alexander Jr. (President - National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation - NABEF), and Kevin Jenkins (Social Studies Curriculum Specialist - Discovery Education). Hosted by Gerard Ferri, Executive Director of America's Mock Election (a nonprofit 501c3 organization), with support from John Herklotz, Chairman of American Happenings.