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A resource and action guide for young voters who want a better Alabama.

Our Voices

Why We Support HB 257
According to the Election Performance Index, when it comes to several voting statistics, Alabama ranks in the bottom 10. In an effort to increase participation and reduce barriers to vote, 22 states and Washington, D.C. have implemented automatic voter registration. All states benefited from an increase in voter turnout and a decrease in costs to registration agencies.  HB 257 would similarly streamline voter registration …
Keep Alabama Beautiful
My hometown, Birmingham, Alabama, was once hailed “The Magic City” for its nearly incomparable rapid industrial growth, but in 2021, the word magic isn’t the first word I’d use to describe the consequences of environmental exploitation present within Birmingham neighborhoods. We’ve not only earned the name “The Magic City” but also “Pittsburgh of the South,” and since the title’s fruition over a hundred years …
Why We Support HR 2307
Young Voters for a Better Alabama is partnering with the Citizen's Climate Lobby to support the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act. HR 2307 puts a fee on carbon pollution, creating a level playing field for clean energy. The money collected from fossil fuel companies goes to Americans in the form of a monthly 'carbon cash back' payment so that everyone can afford the …
The Letter We Sent 170 Times
Our HB 107 Letter "To my representative and senator,I am writing to urge your strong consideration of HB107, which repeals Alabama's Habitual Felony Offender Act. Young people throughout our state are united in the opinion that many people are 'caught' for crimes that do not warrant a life sentence. Alabama’s HFOA, the harshest repeat offender law in the Southeast (with the exception of Mississippi), …