Girl Scouts 'Promise to Vote day' on Saturday | Community Spirit
It will be another couple of election cycles before most Girl Scouts can vote, but when the time comes, they’ll be ready. Girl Scouts across Southern Arizona have been busy learning about voting, the election process, and encouraging adults to vote as part of Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona’s Promise to Vote Patch Program.
On November 3, Girl Scouts across Southern Arizona will make sure their parents and other community members are prepared to do their civic duty.
Girl Scout troops are sponsoring ‘Promise to Vote’ booths outside grocery stores and shops on this ‘Promise to Vote’ Day. The scouts will be distributing “I Promised a Girl Scout I’d Vote” stickers to adults as a special reminder to vote and to serve as a visual reminder for all who see it.
Promise to Vote Day is just one of several activities girls have completed to earn the Girl Scouts Get Out the Vote patch. Other activities included creating ballot boxes, holding mock elections, making voter pledge cards, writing a letter to the President, and learning about the 19th Amendment.
Debbie Rich, Girl Scouts CEO, is proud to see the young Scouts in action had this to say in a recent news release,
“Our "I Promised a Girl Scout I'd Vote" Patch program will help prepare girls for their future role as informed voters and will give girls opportunities to take part in encouraging today’s voters. The future belongs to our youth and our through our Patch Program girls will be ready to stand up for their future when their time comes! “
For more information on the Girl Scouts Get Out the Vote Patch Program please visit, http://www.girlscoutssoaz.org/programs/vote/