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Apply Now to Join the CVP Student Advisory Board

Overview In 2012, the Fair Elections Legal Network (FELN) launched Campus Vote Project (CVP) to expand its work around student voting issues. CVP works with universities, community colleges, faculty, students and election officials to reduce barriers to student voting. Our goal is to help campuses institutionalize reforms that empower students with the information they need to register and vote. As part of our mission, we want to invite students who have played a role in expanding or deepening democratic engagement on their campus to apply for our Student Advisory Board. This leadership program provides opportunities for civically-minded and active students to influence Campus Vote Project, learn more about democratic engagement nationally, and develop relationships with peers, institutions, and civic leaders. Position Description The Student Advisory Board position is a volunteer position for civic-minded student leaders who want to be a part of the national democratic engagement movement. As a founding member of the Students Learn Students Vote coalition and a co-creator of the Voter Friendly Campus designation, CVP prides itself in being a leader in institutionalizing democratic engagement on college campuses. The board member position requires 15-20 hours per month. Time will be spent participating in a monthly call with CVP national staff and guest speakers, being a representative for democracy reform on your campus and in your state, and being an advocate for greater democratic engagement. They will also have an opportunity to participate in a multi-day summit with other civic leaders. Ideal Candidates will reflect the following values Passionate about civic learning and democratic engagement in higher education Care about advancing voting rights and ensuring all eligible...

Congratulations VFC Campuses with ALL IN Challenge Awards

The Voter Friendly Campus designation program and ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge are two efforts to encourage colleges and universities to foster environments of civic and democratic engagement. By encouraging students to be active participants in elections and our democracy these campuses are empowering generations of engaged citizens. Many of the schools who participated and earned the Voter Friendly Campus designation this year were also recognized for their achievements in the ALL IN Challenge Awards. Below are the Voter Friendly Campuses and the various ALL IN Challenge Awards they received. Congratulations to all our campuses and to the many other campuses that did so much to encourage student participation in elections.  ...

Join the CVP Team in Ohio and Michigan

We are excited to announce that Campus Vote Project is hiring two full-time state coordinator positions! If you are interested in joining our team and working with campuses in Ohio or Michigan please consider applying for these new opportunities. Ohio Coordinator Michigan...