| January Mon, 2021
Civic education is the best way to prevent the next attack on American democracy
What results when generations aren’t taught what it means to be an American democratic citizen amounts to much more than ignorance about core democratic processes, says Elizabeth C. Matto, an associate research professor at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University.
| December Wed, 2020
AOC isn’t the only politician playing the social media game
AOC isn’t the only politician playing the social media game. Millennial politicians are figuring out new ways to campaign and engage with constituents, writes Brittany Anlar.
| November Fri, 2020
WRSU Post-Election Analysis with Jessica Ronan
Hear from Jessica Ronan, program coordinator for the Center for Youth Political Participation, as she discusses post-election impacts of youth turnout.
| November Sun, 2020
How new Gen Z voters could shape the election
Voting-age members of Generation Z are more politically engaged and less bound by party labels. They are most concerned about issues like climate change, health care access and economic opportunity.
| October Thu, 2020
Pandemic’s Impact on Voting Rights and Election
Elizabeth C. Matto, discusses changes in New Jersey’s voting system this election cycle and the voter resources available to help them navigate the changes.
| October Wed, 2020
#RUVoting: Rutgers ‘Go Out and Vote’ Initative
Rutgers University wants you to go out and vote. Rutgers' Jessica Ronan speaks with Kimberly Kravitz about the #RUVoting initiative.
| October Tue, 2020
Public Education, Support for Voters Essential to Election
Vote by mail model has been honed and many voters embrace it, says Rutgers professor
| October Mon, 2020
These 7 backstops are designed to prevent NJ voter fraud during mail in voting
Though vote-by-mail is new to many New Jerseyans, it's been practiced for years by other states and has a strong track record, says Elizabeth Matto of the Center for Youth Political Participation.
| September Tue, 2020
Protecting the Student Vote in 2020: How One University is Scaling up Their Efforts to Meet the National Need
To mitigate the effects of the pandemic on the youth vote, a nationwide response is required and colleges and universities must assume a lead role. The Center for Youth Political Participation that I direct is heeding the call by taking our evidence-based approach to student engagement and scaling it up with the launch of the RU Voting-National microsite.
| September Tue, 2020
Push to add voters ahead of mail-in election
On National Voter Registration Day, advocates want more people involved.