S INCE 2008 Oregonians have had the opportunity to preregister to vote at age 17.
The sooner young people become engaged as voters, the more likely they are
to vote the rest of their lives, not to mention become active and engaged
members of their community.
Democracy Cup brings civics straight into junior and senior classrooms,
lunch-hours, and school wide assemblies in order to meet young Oregonians where they are and get them set on the course to being lifelong citizen leaders.
Interview by Laurel, KBOO Youth Collective. 6:24 minutes (5.85 MB)
Cathleen Callahan is a non-partisan candidate running for 1st position Circuit Court Judge in Columbia County's 19th Judicial District. She recently talked with Don Merrill about small town dynamics, the need to take care of home and why she thinks she would dispense justice as fairly to her neighbors as she would to strangers. *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon candidates for the 2014 election to share their views. A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
28:38 minutes (26.23 MB)