An Alabama We Are Proud to Call Home

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

Our Voices

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), …
HB 107 Update
With bipartisan support, Chairman England's proposed law to repeal the Habitual Felony Offender Act passed the House Judiciary Committee. Six Republicans voted in favor along with all three Democrats on the committee. Among the Republicans voting yes was Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jim Hill, who previously served as both a district and circuit court judge in Alabama. Read more about HB 107 here. The following …