Harvard conference rebuts stories of student apathy

February 29, 1996

Chuck Rosina reports from Cambridge on the Youth Vote 96 conference, attended by 1,000 students. Youth Vote 96 is an effort to mobilize at least 50% of youth to vote in the presidential election. A number of students comment on relevant youth issues including cuts in student aid and the importance of coalition building among youth groups. Heliczar, a co-organizer of the conference, discusses the impact of the Internet and Motor Voter bills on growing the youth movement.

Segment Subjects: Presidential election, youth vote, youth activism


- Chuck Rosina–WMBR-Boston; Therese Heliczar, Campus Green Vote