Campus Vote Project Democracy Fellows


Jacob Demree

Swarthmore College

Jacob Demree, a student at Swarthmore College, is a medical anthropology major and Latin American and Latino Studies minor from Mount Laurel, New Jersey.  Since his first phone bank with Organizing for Action with his family, he has discovered grassroots engagement in the electoral and political processes can be a powerful tool for change making at many levels.  As a Democracy Fellow, he is excited to have the opportunity to continue working to further the accessibility of political action and prepare a collaboration-oriented network of students and organizations at and beyond Swarthmore College to facilitate future electoral efforts.

Rebeccah Ambrosy-Stephens

California University of Pennsylvania

Rebeccah Ambrosy-Stephens is a senior at California University of Pennsylvania with a major in international studies, a minor in biology, and anticipated minors in political science, tourism, and Arabic. Her career goal is to become a foreign affairs officer or to work in a U.S. Embassy. She is very active around her campus, and is the leader for multiple organizations. Rebeccah is also a brother of Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity. Upon graduation, she hopes to attend the University of Nebraska for a master’s degree in international relations.

Simran Singh

Swarthmore College

Simran Singh is a rising senior at Swarthmore College, where she studies honors political science and economics. she first became engaged in the political process through canvassing in the 2008 presidential election, and continues to promote civic engagement and activism in her role as an associate at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility at Swarthmore and on the Swarthmore College Get Out the Vote Steering Committee. After interning at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia last summer, Simran further understood the importance of promoting economic and civic literacy through engaged citizenry, beginning at a college level. She is excited to have the support of the Democracy Fellows program in working toward this goal.

Zach Kelley

California University of Pennsylvania

Zach is a senior majoring in accounting and economics at California University of Pennsylvania and minoring in forensic accounting and criminal justice. He is from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and graduated from Hempfield High School. Zach is a member of the Economics Honors Society as well as the National Society of Leadership and Success. He plans to go onto graduate school and pursue a career in accounting or economics. Zach enjoys bettering his community by volunteering in his free time. He is very excited about the opportunity to participate in the Democracy Fellowship and work with CVP. He is excited to educate Cal U students about the importance of voting and educating themselves about the candidates.

Adriana Jurado

Chatham University

Adriana is a sophomore and transfer student at Chatham University. She spent most of her life in the South, and having just recently moved to Pennsylvania, she brings with her an outsider’s perspective on local and state issues. She took a gap year to work for the Bernie Sanders campaign, solidifying her love of politics. Increasing active citizenship on college campuses is something Adriana has always believed in, as our most precious right. Although, if she had any musical talent, she would have definitely chosen to be in an angsty punk band right now, but this is a pretty solid second!

Bryce Williams

Franklin and Marshall College

Bryce Williams is currently a senior at Franklin and Marshall College. He is studying government and business. He has always had a great interest in campaigns. From a young age, Bryce was interested in politics, and served in student government starting in middle school. Bryce looks forward to empowering his peers to vote, and helping people make more informed decisions.

Evan Kelly

Wilson College

Evan Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After high school graduation, he entered the workforce as a sales associate for a telecommunications provider and at age of 28, Evan decided to pursue a college degree. He started his college career at Harrisburg Area Community College where he received an Associate of Arts degree in general studies in 2015. Evan transferred to Wilson College where he currently majors in history and political science, with the concentration in political science. Evan’s passion for political and community action inspired him to apply for a fellowship opportunity with the Campus Vote Project. He is excited to do what he can to engage with college students and encourage them to register to vote—and to do so in their local, primary and general elections

Harrison Feinman

University of Pennsylvania

Harrison is a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania studying philosophy, politics, and economics in the College of Arts & Sciences. While growing up in California, Harrison worked for the City of Los Angeles and on presidential and gubernatorial political campaigns. He has developed a strong passion for civic engagement and wants to establish a habit and culture of informed voting among his peers.

Moriah Hathaway

Shippensburg University

Moriah is a senior at Shippensburg University studying toward major in political science and a minor in English. She is currently an intern in Governor Wolf’s Office of Constituent Affairs. She is excited to start encouraging my peers to vote, because she has always been passionate about it. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with my fiancée, Bailey. In the future, she plans to pursue a career in civic engagement.

Zach Smith

California University of Pennsylvania

Zach Smith is a sophomore political science major, with a concentration in public affairs, at California University of Pennsylvania. Zach is a member of Cal Campaign Consultants and treasurer of Cal U’s College Democrats. He is from Crafton, Pennsylvania. When Zach is not involved with politics he has other interests such as theater where he has performed in multiple shows as a high school student and now in college. Zach is also involved in choir, having performed at amusement park productions, private events, and for nonprofit organizations.

Madeline Cavalier

Franklin and Marshall College

Madeline is a senior at Franklin and Marshall College, studying Spanish and government. Madeline is especially passionate about voting rights, and the rights of immigrants. Madeline is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and loves Pittsburgh sports. Ultimately, Madeline wants to attend law school so that she can be an advocate for immigrants and other vulnerable populations. She has a particular interest in Latin American politics as well as American politics. She also has a tiny Pomeranian Shitzu named Winnie who she adores and with whom loves spending time!