Inspired Leader Bethany Winters Radio Interview

Aired March 3, 2017: Gary Bowden Show, WAJR News Network

Inspire West Virginia Leader Bethany Winters, who was recently a Honorary Secretary of State, talks about Inspire and why it's important for the youth vote and be engaged in their community.  Listen here.

Inspire Nevada courts would-be young voters

Published March 24, 2017: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Inspire Nevada is out to ensure youths’ voices are heard in politics. It’s recruiting leaders on high school campuses to speak to seniors and register them to vote. Read the article here.


Inspire WV Leaders Recognized by the Secretary of State

Published February 28, 2017: West VirginiaRecord

The West Virginia Secretary of State is hosting high school students, who have registered 100 percent of their eligible voters, to be Honorary Secretary of State for a day. Read the article here.

Inspired Alumni Selected for the U.S. Senate Youth Program

Published February 5, 2017:

Inspire West Virginia Alumni Antonella Blanco was one of 100 students nationwide selected for the senate youth program. Read more...

Inspire Nevada Leaders Host Elected Official Panel

Published January 9, 2017: Nonprofit News.Vegas

Las Vegas, NV – High school student leaders across the Las Vegas Valley are ready for action.  They have been registering their peers to vote and asking about the issues that matter most to them. Read more


Incentivizing Civic Learning and Engagement

Published November 9, 2016: Jan Brennan, Education Commission of the States

A vibrant democracy depends on the informed and active participation of citizens. A dedicated group of Colorado high school students did their part for democracy by conducting voter registration efforts at their schools this year.  Read more

W.Va group helping to register the voters of tomorrow

Published October 31, 2016: The

“We’re an organization called Inspire West Virginia,” Chelsea Costello said. “We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit group that tries to get high schoolers to help their peers become involved in the civic process. We want the next generation to be empowered in their communities.” Read more

Program encourages students to get involved

Published June 16, 2016: The Herald Dispatch

"With the help of the non-profit group called Inspire West Virginia, which advocates for student engagement in civic affairs, and that group's student leaders, the 14 award-winning schools registered more than 1,200 students last school year. Statewide, Inspire West Virginia registered 2,200 students." Read More

West VIrginia schools recognized for voter registration

Published June 24, 2016: Charleston Gazette-Mail

Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant’s office announced the Jennings Randolph Award to the schools for the 2015-2016 academic year. The award recognizes 100 percent registration of voting-eligible students. - Read more