Django Grace

Heller has made effort to engage students in the civic process

I recently turned 18. Besides the thrilling new privileges of being able to rent an Airbnb, go to federal prison, get drafted, and go to federal prison for dodging the draft, I am now able to vote.

When I exercise my exciting new ability this March, I am proud to announce that I will be casting my vote for Oscar Heller as he runs for a three-year term on the Selectboard.

I've found that Oscar and I share a passion for the climate crisis, and as a younger guy with similar interests he understands and supports me as a youth involved in civic action.

His investment in the youth voice was recently exemplified when he approached me about setting up a voter engagement effort at the high school for newly eligible 16- and 17-year-old voters. So far, he is the only candidate in the upcoming election who has made an effort to engage students in the civic process, and this should not go unnoticed.

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