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Updated: 04/17/2018 08:30:00AM

League of Women Voters

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The League of Women Voters has its own youth movement going, with the recruitment of students at recent marches.

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Charlotte County League of Women Voters Recording Secretary Julie Stewart

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Sarasota County March for Our Lives attendants hold hands while singing "We are the World" during a rally last month. This movement, dominated by students, has helped fuel new growth for the League of Women Voters.

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Thousands of people line Bayfront Drive during the Sarasota March for Our Lives recently. The event was held in response to the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Women Making History

By SOMMER BROKAW

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This is not your grandmother’s League of Women Voters.

With a new generation’s sudden interest in politics in the aftermath of the Parkland High School massacre, the organization is getting younger.

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