National Voter Education Week 2021

Monday, October 4th to Friday, October 8th, 2021

About

In honor of National Voter Education Week, GW Votes will be hosting a mix of virtual and in-person programming. The dates, events, and times are all listed below. Feel free to sign up for one or more of them! If you have any questions or concerns please email gwvotes@gwu.edu Also visit our website for a resource guide that contains information regarding voting in your state. 

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 

Tabling on the H St. Terrace from 11:00am-1:00pm
Join us on the H St. for a tabling event with voter registration information, a quiz game, giveaways, and more! 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 
Documentary Screening at Betts Theater (in the University Student Center) at 7pm
We will be screening a voting-themed documentary in the Betts Theater. 

Thursday, October 7, 2021 
Virtual Workshop from 6:30 to 7:30
There will be a virtual workshop discussing the ways in which students can get involved in American Democracy outside of the voting booth. Topics will range from redistricting reform, rank choice voting, and deep canvassing. Zoom link to follow. 

Friday, October 8, 2021 
Party in Kogan Plaza from 1:00-3:00 P.M. EST
Join us in Kogan Plaza for an event to celebrate the importance of voting. There will be cupcakes!
Registration
Opens Sep 27, 2021 12:00am
Registration Closes
Oct 8, 2021 12:00am or when space runs out.
Requirement Details
Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, we ask you not to register. We are doing all we can to align with best practices and keep our community healthy.