Civic engagement means working to make a difference in the civic life of our communities and developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to make that difference. It means promoting the quality of life in a community, through both political and non-political processes.
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Democracy Fellow is a paid OLCE position that works closely with staff to support civic engagement and voter education on campus. Democracy Fellows can expect to assist staff with voter registration drives, support at polling stations, and leading workshop on campus. Political science and similar majors are encouraged to apply.
Email email@example.com to request an interactive Voter 101 workshop led by our Democracy Fellows. This workshop is ideal for student organizations, classrooms, and smaller group sessions. Sessions typically last 1 hour and will require the use of personal devices and presentation software.