What is your campus doing to engage Ohio's young voters? Read on for some ideas from other Ohio higher education institutions.
Baldwin Wallace University has added an Election Engagement Team to their Office of Community Outreach (OCO) for the 2016 – 2017 school year. A nonpartisan team of 3 – 5 student leaders will work to increase voter awareness on campus. The team will be advised by the OCO staff and work together to develop an engagement plans which include but are not limited to registration drives, distribution of nonpartisan information, and debate watch parties.
Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) has on boarded their first Andrew Goodman Foundation Vote Everywhere Ambassador. Author and Founder of the Campus Election Engagement Project, Paul Loeb, is scheduled to speak at CWRU and neighboring institution Baldwin Wallace University in the fall.
Lourdes University, Otterbein University, and Mount St. Joseph University all reported positive primary turnout on campus. Out of state students registered to vote at these institutions were all successfully able to receive zero balance utility bills as forms of appropriate identification to use at the polls.
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