Youth Service America has released a resource to engage young people in the political process by connecting with their peers, voters and candidates. ServiceVote challenges young people to learn more about our government and political system, and to think critically about how they can affect issues through service during elections. The campaign has 12 ways youth can get involved this election season, including: host a service stop to engage candidates, educate voters by developing voter guides, and hold a mock election for youth.

After-School Programming Kit
Codecademy, the leading online source for learning computer programming, launched a new curriculum to teach high school students computer programming after school. The After-School Programming Kit contains a full curriculum, flyers, letters to parents, and more. The lessons are self-paced, so the curriculum is successful even if the afterschool leader is not yet an expert programmer. Sign up for the free After-School Programming Kit online.

This story originally appeared in the Afterschool Advocate (Vol. 13, Issue 9).

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