1. Run for office yourself. Many others have whether in school, in community organizations and in formal representation as soon as you can vote
2.Be the force behind encouraging those to run for office whose determination and ideas you support.
3. Start your own organization.
4. Start your own petition.
5. Lead through examples and mentoring.
High School junior, Cecilia-Nan Ding, not yet even a U.S. citizen, established a Boston youth-run media corporation to educate teens about date-related violence and abuse. Her corporation has it's own TV show, all positions filled by high school students; a newsletter; has produced concerts; & plans theater and other educational but entertainment events.