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In the 2008 campaign, President Obama won over young voters in droves. What’s happened to that enthusiasm since? We talk with young voters attending a national conference of progressive youth about the issues energizing them today.
- Sara Haile-Mariam Communications and Outreach Associate, Campus Progress; Center for American Progress
- David Cho Student, University of California, Los Angeles
- Kevin Sanchez Advocate, "Youth Promise Act"
2010 Campus Progress National Conference
Participants in the 2010 Campus Progress National Conference in Washington D.C. talk about the political issues they’re most passionate about and discuss the use of new media in mobilizing young voters:
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