Lots of people, young and old, view politics as old-fashioned, not for them and elite. But political decisions impact every single aspect of each of our lives and there are hundreds of thousands of employment opportunities in roles that inform and influence these decisions. These roles are rewarding and you have the chance to make a meaningful contribution to society and to our planet.
@_I_have_a_voice are asking for help get 50,000 more young people registered to vote, as many of them as possible clued up about their local candidates, and to the polling stations on 6 May (the current position is these will go ahead...).
This ambitious initiative is in response to less than three quarters of young people being registered to vote compared to 94% of over 65s. It comprises - I have a voice, British Youth Council, Young Citizens, Smart Schools Council, Beatfreeks and Compassion in Politics, and is being funded by the UK Democracy Fund, a Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust initiative.