Youth Programs
Students Inside Albany (SIA) Experience

SIA is a conference sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York State Education Foundation, Inc. The program is designed to increase students’ awareness of their responsibility in representative government and provide the tools necessary for meeting that responsibility. 2015 Program Brochure
What the experience is like:
TC Teen's View of Albany | TC Student Immersed in State Government | LWVNYS Summary of 2012 "Students Inside Albany"

2015 Student Application | 2015 Student Letter | 2015 Student Nomination Form

Vote 18 Vote 18 is an interactive game taught at high schools during one class period. It teaches students the history of voting, makes it relevant in their lives, and engages them in the world of politics.

TAKE ME TO VOTE! is a project of the League of Women Voters of Tompkins County (LWV-TC) and is coordinated with the Tompkins County Board of Elections. We hope you will participate and encourage your child’s participation in this early lesson in citizenship! Click here for brochure.

"Kids and Politics: Why it Counts" an article by Sue Henninger appearing in Genesee Valley Parent that emphasizes why civics education begins at home and offers 10 easy ways for families to practice politics.