Designed to engage teenagers in the upcoming election, Letters to the Next President 2.0 (L2P 2.0) provides a platform for students to voice their opinions about issues that matter to them. Created by teachers and jointly hosted by PBS member station KQED and the National Writing Project, L2P 2.0 publishes a diverse range of letters penned by students across the nation. Students connect with each other about topics such as immigration policy, the environment, health care and more. Teachers and mentors register for L2P 2.0 and then invite students to begin developing written letters or multimedia content. In addition to empowering students to become productive and active citizens, L2P 2.0 aims to foster research, writing and media skills. Students can make submissions through November 8, and all published letters will remain visible to the public through the president’s first 100 days in office at the beginning of 2017. Learn more.
By: Victor Rivero