Be the Change! Political Participation in Your Community
The mere mention of politics might elicit an immediate
yawn from many young people. And social media often exposes people to skewed
views of news and current events. Or it may turn them off politics altogether.
Many people don't realize that elected officials work for them—the people—and
change starts at the local level. This inspiring set explores a wide range of
opportunities to help young people get involved in public service in their own
communities. These nonpartisan volumes will motivate readers to participate in
the political process and create real change on issues they care about.
Provides an accessible overview of how political campaigns work
readers channel their own skills and interests into public service work in their
• Includes inspiring examples of young people who have created
real change through political participation