Inspired Stories

Inspire U.S. Success Stories from Across the Country

5 Million Young People turn 18 this Year

Before the 2018 general election, Inspire had grown its database to more than 60,000 young registered voters. This school year (2018-19), our goal is to grow that number to 100,000 and then to grow it again to exceed 200,000 by the time of the 2020 election! Your support and partnership will make this possible.

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Inspire Manager writes Children's Book

Hilary Kinney wrote Penelope's Petition to teach children about political apathy, teamwork and the power of their own voices. Read a recent interview here.

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Our 2019 Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions can be silly at times, but fun, too!  Inspire U.S. has come a long way since we were founded in 2014 and we decided it was time to make our commitments for the new year public.  So here goes...

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Spotlight on Inspire U.S.

We hope you are enjoying time with family and friends this holiday season. Our December newsletter highlights Inspired Leaders in West Virginia and gives you a reason to Smile.

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Bridging the Divide

Inspire Leader, Claire Harmon, a senior at Marshall Co. High School in Kentucky, is a Fellow with the 22x20 which is a campaign to engage the youth to have a voice in the democratic process. 

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Reflections on the Election

The 2018 General Election has come and gone. While we are waiting to hear the numbers for voting rates, we wanted to take a minute to reflect and celebrate the success of our efforts here at Inspire U.S.

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Mountaineers Vote

Inspire WV Alumni, Georgia Beatty, now a student at WVU, wrote about her journey to voting and civic engagement. She continues to encourage her peers to vote. 

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Who ya gonna call? Young Voters!

Inspire Fellow Robin Peterson recently helped at a campaign and realized young people weren't on her call list. 

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Insights from an Inspired Leader

Jay Falk organized voter registration events at T.C. Williams in Virginia and helped her school earn the VA Commissioner's Award. Before Jay left for UPenn, she shared some insights on Voter Registration in High Schools. 

 

 

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Inspired Fellow Encourages Peers to Vote

Peyton Jernigan, Yorktown High School, shadowed an Inspire U.S. staff member in Virginia for her senior experience. Read what she learned as an Inspired Fellow.

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