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These Fifth-Graders Think It’s Really, Really Important That You Vote

It’s been hard to find voices of hope this election season. People seem to feel they’re choosing between the lesser of two evils.

Not E.J. Johnson: “This is mostly, one of the mostly, heart-racing thrilling things I’ve ever done!”

She isn’t talking about voting, though, because she won’t be able to do that for another eight years or so. E.J. is in fifth grade. Her enthusiasm is for getting out the vote at the University of Colorado, Boulder. It’s the task at hand for her and a bunch of other fifth-grade students from the Boulder Community School of Integrated Studies.