Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement: Learn-Engage-Vote
A Crucible Moment calls on the higher education community—its constituents and stakeholders—to embrace civic learning and democratic engagement as an undisputed educational priority for all of higher education, public and private, two-year and four-year.
In an effort to assist you in promoting voter registration and electoral engagement on your college campuses, AAC&U has compiled this list of available resources. These websites offer a variety of information that may meet your specific campus goals; from explaining different state laws, to providing a list of polling places, sites to verify voter registration, and guides to help foster meaningful dialogue. In addition, some of the websites provided below include research reports on youth and democratic engagement and strategies.
- AASCU’s American Democracy Project (ADP)
- The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law
- Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE)
- The Democracy Commitment
- The Fair Elections Legal Network (FELN)
- The Institute for Democracy and Higher Education (IDHE)
- League of Women Voters - Educating and Engaging Voters
- Campus Compact - Activities and Programs: Campus Vote Initiative*
- CollegeDebate16 - Commission on Presidential Debates Announces Social Media, Technology and Voter Education Initiatives
- Civic Nation - The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)- Youth & College Civic Engagement Toolkit: Stay Woke and Vote
- The National Institute for Civil Discourse - Text, Talk, Vote
- Walk 2 Vote