Q&A Session on the Importance of Civic Learning
The League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Tulsa is excited to announce a community chat/question and answer session with Jake Lerner. Hear from Jake, who is volunteering with the Civic Learning Coalition, a community of Tulsans focused on voting issues, civics education, and active participation in our democracy.
If you have a question for Jake, please submit it by clicking the form link below.
Jake Lerner is originally from Philadelphia, Penn., and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
In collaboration with the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, Jake co-created and facilitated social innovation and leadership identity workshops for high school students as well as undergraduates. He has also worked as a content advisor for Global Youth Empowerment’s entrepreneurship boot camp in Dubai. Jake is a 2015 Teach For America Greater Tulsa Alumnus. Jake is co-founder of Tulsa Changemakers, an asset-based and youth-driven initiative that empowers the young people of Tulsa to make meaningful change in their schools and communities.
Currently, Jake also is leading the Civic Learning Coalition, which is focused on making sure every eligible person can vote without undue burden, voting eligibility is expanded to disenfranchised communities, every K-12 student receives a civics education and becomes an active participant in our democracy, and assuring every Oklahoman has the knowledge, skills, and access to engage in advocacy, organizing, and volunteerism.