As presidential candidates are getting organized for debates and campaigning, students around the country are getting involved in the campaign process. Find out more on today's Home School Heartbeat with Michael Farris and his guest, Ned Ryun.
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Ned, our country is facing a very important election in only a few months. Can you tell us how students will have a chance to get involved and have an impact in this election through Generation Joshua?
Mike, I'm very excited about one of the aspects of Generation Joshua and that's the student action teams. And these take place over the last week of the general elections from October 27th to November 3rd. And we have teams of anywhere from 50 to 150 students get involved in a campaign for a pro-life, pro-family candidate doing get-out-the-vote work, from phone banking to lit dropping. And we'll have teams of students anywhere from California to North Carolina, from South Dakota to Florida, working on behalf of these candidates to get them into office so we can have good laws.
But Mike, for this to be as effective as we want it to be, we need thousands of youth to become involved. So, what we're encouraging is homeschool youth and Christian youth across the nation to sign up (http://www.generationjoshua.org). Become part of the student action teams and we can make a tremendous difference in this fall's elections.
Ned, this is an exciting opportunity to train tomorrow's leaders. I believe that there is no substitute for these young people getting involved in election campaigns and being out there on the front lines and seeing firsthand what it's like. Now I believe that they will understand that they can be the leaders of tomorrow. I'm Mike Farris.
Generation Joshua is an exciting way for teens to study citizenship and impact our nation. Visit www.generationjoshua.org to learn more.
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