Civic Engagement

Concerned with the low voter turnout during the 2014 Maryland Primary Election, particularly in Montgomery County, the League convened a series of civic engagement roundtables with community leaders and activists to identify the reasons and to work collectively to reverse the trend and to encourage greater civic engagement. The League asked: (1) what are the barriers and/or challenges to civic participation and voting in your community? and (2) what are two possible solutions to this problem?