Inspired Stories

Inspire U.S. Success Stories from Across the Country

Registering to vote senior class was a Wild Ride

Jahnavi Rao, a senior at Conestoga High School in Pennsylvania, describes how she and her fellow Inspired Leaders worked hard to reach their goal of registering to vote 85% of their senior class. 

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Get Ready for NVRD 2017

Schools are back in session and we are gearing up for National Voter Registration Day on September 26. Is your school going to participate?

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Getting the Job Done

The 2017-18 Inspired Year has officially started. Click here to read about some successes from the 2016-17 Inspired Year.

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Does media alienate young voters?

Inspire Alumni,  Samuel Dubke describes why young people may tune out politics in an op-ed piece for the Wall Street Journal

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Inspired Leader receives Volunteer Award

Isabella Lovain is an active member of Inspire Virginia and recently received a Youth Volunteer award. Read more...

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2017 Inspire Award Recipients

Eight Inspired Leaders went above and beyond registering their peers to vote and earned them the coveted Inspire Award.  Read more about about them here.

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Elected Official Visits Colorado High School

Inspired Leader Lila Jordan was surprised how easy it was to get an elected official to visit her school. Read about Lila's experience.

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High School Students Engage with Elected Officials

Colorado high school students had the opportunity to ask their elected officials questions at the recent Inspire Colorado Youth Civic Engagement Forum.  

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West Virginia Honorary Secretary of State Program

West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner, created the Honorary Secretary of State program to recognize high school students for their efforts to register to vote their peers. Inspire WV Leader, Madison Settle, was recently selected. Read about her experience.

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Inspire KY Leaders Meet with Legislators

Inspired Leaders RyAnn Schoenbaechler and Isaac Mackin attended a coffee house meet and greet with Kentucky state representatives Morgan McGarvey and Mary Lou Marzian.

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