Get Involved

Challenge Yourself

Volunteer

Become an Election Judge: COVID-19 has exacerbated an already existing shortage of poll workers. Maryland has reached out to local colleges to encourage students to become election judges. This would be an excellent learning and civic engagement opportunity for students. Election judges also receive a stipend.  Click here to find out more!

If you are not a resident of Maryland, consider volunteering as an election judge in your home state.

Volunteer for the Registration Drive:  Click here to sign up and volunteer for the registration drive on September 22nd from 12:00 - 5:00 pm

Connect

Campus Organizations: If you are interested in further educating yourself and collaborating with students of similar ideals and values, consider joining the College Democrats, College Republicans or even starting a student organization that better suits your interests.

More Educational Opportunities 

Podcasts: The No Jargon podcast presents weekly interviews with America's top researchers on the politics, policy problems, and social issues facing the nation. Powerful research, intriguing perspectives—and no jargon.

Virtual Conferences: Cultivating Youth Activism, A global conversation in a time of democratic crisis, October 6–7, 2020. The virtual conference will connect youth activists with civics practitioners and scholars from around the world in order to discuss the best practices of youth advocacy and challenges facing democracy in the current moment.

Other online educational events

https://snfagora.jhu.edu/event/young-people-and-the-2020-election/ 

https://snfagora.jhu.edu/event/securing-the-vote/