This November, voters across the nation will decide on over 500 elected positions. Every member in the House of Representatives will be decided, and are key to ensuring federal policy protects our most vulnerable children, youth and families. In California, voters will elect a new Governor and Superintendent of Public Instruction. Both positions will have a powerful role in the success or failure to increase access to quality out-of-school time programs across the state.

With over 4,500 programs, the out-of-school time workforce in California is a powerful voting base. Join us to ensure every youth worker is registered to vote, and does

Check back often for tools, resources and opportunities to activate our collective voice!

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Facts on Voters

 Are you one of them? Register  here .

Are you one of them? Register here.

 Significant spikes occurred after the the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida and nationwide gun violence protests. Youth want change.

Significant spikes occurred after the the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida and nationwide gun violence protests. Youth want change.

 18-25 year olds are also more likely to be people of color, and represents the vast majority of the OST workforce.

18-25 year olds are also more likely to be people of color, and represents the vast majority of the OST workforce.


Am I eligible to register?

  • US Born or Naturalized Citizen

  • Resident of California

  • At least 16 years of age

If all three conditions apply to you, then you are are eligible to register as a California voter.

Note: You can pre-register as a 16 and 17 year old, which means on your 18th birthday, the Registrar will automatically register you to vote and send you notification in the mail. You don't need to take time filling out another form unless you change your name, address and/or want to change your political party.

Ready? Register here!


Important Dates:

Week of September 17: Join Rock the Vote and a nationwide movement to teach Democracy Class in your high school program. Sign up for more info here.

September 25: Help us register every youth worker in California on National Voter Registration Day! Hold a voter registration drive at your program. Contact us for posters, stickers and more tools to plan your event!

October 22: Deadline to register to vote in the General Election. Visit www.sos.ca.gov for more information. 

November 6: General Election Day! Polls open from 7:00am-8:00pm. Be sure to make a voting plan - when you will vote, where you will go and who/what you will vote for! 


Countdown to General Election: November 6, 2018