Honoree Spotlight

Elena M. Ashburn

Age: 16

I live in: Broward, FL

College / High School: Cooper City High School

Three words to describe myself: Bubbly, busy, kind (i hope lol)

A quote I love:
Brush your teeth. Now, BOOM, orange juice. That's life!

A book I love: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

A civic superhero I look up to?
Kathy Roth-Douquet!!

Overview of the project they are working on right now that includes the impact the project is making.

Bloom is a website geared towards military teens and kids that provides support, empowerment, and information. It has articles, videos, and art for and from military teens stationed all across the world. It is a safe online space where military teens can feel heard and find a community.

Why I am excited to join Civics 2030
I am excited to work hard on making America better through the Civics 2030 community.

My vision for the future of American democracy
My vision is that American elections are more accessible because everyone deserves the right to a fair, free, and easy voting process.

The kind of superhero I am striving to become
I strive to be a civic superhero that makes a real and lasting difference in my community by being fair, hardworking, and caring.