Interest in the upcoming midterm elections is running high, and lots of members of our GFS community—from our students to our former parents—want citizens to be informed and engaged voters. 

David Thornburgh (parent of Alice '10 and Blair '08) is the President and CEO of the Committee of Seventy, a nonpartisan advocate for better government in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. David wrote a post for our blog called "Making Democracy Greater Again by Drawing the Lines," about how young people can improve election mapping and turn the tide on low voter turnout. Read more here.