Letters to the Next President 2.0

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Youth Publishing Platform *

Letters to the Next President 2.0 is opening as a publishing platform for youth (13-18) to capture their voice on the election issues that matter to them throughout the campaign season.

*coming in August

Flexible for Educators

There is no required curriculum or timeline. Letters can be in any format: text, video, audio or image. Educators can invite youth to choose their own topics or can build the project into existing, more structured lessons (such as examining issues related to science).

Safe for Youth

Youth can trust that their work will not be followed by comments that often show up on social media or other publication sites. Each letter is featured alongside thousands of other letters by youth around the US — highlighting the diversity of ideas and opinions without comments or advertising.

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