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        Student Perspectives | Making Civics Real: Electoral Politics

        The students whose interview comments are excerpted below were enrolled in Jose Velazquez's Law in Action course at University High School in Newark, New Jersey, when this program was videotaped. Here they discuss their experiences participating in the Student Voices Project, in which they identified and researched issues of importance to youth, studied the positions of candidates for mayor, and created a Youth Issues Agenda for presentation to the mayoral candidates.

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