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 firstname.lastname@example.org Also visit our website for a resource guide that contains information regarding voting in your state.
Monday, October 3rd, The Big Send Letter Writing Event
Join with GW Votes, March for Our Lives, and Democracy Matters from 7-8 P.M. in District House B118 to write non-partisan letters to prospective voters encouraging them to vote in swing states across the country!
POST-PONED TO LATER DATE Tuesday, October 4th, Running for Office: A Panel Discussion
Join us on Zoom from 5:30-6:30 P.M. EST to learn from a panel of young adults who have run recently for local, state, or national office and come ask your questions about what it means to not only vote for your local candidates but also to become one!
Thursday, October 6th, GW Votes Fall Festival with Dining Services, YWCA, and DC Board of Elections!
Come out to Kogan Plaza between 11-2 P.M. to experience the Dining Service's free Fall Festival with food and drink giveaways and stop by our GW Votes Tabling with D.C. Board of Elections and YWCA to register to vote, learn how to request your absentee ballot, and more!
Friday, October 7th First-Year Friday, GW Votes Tabling on the Vern 1-3
Calling all first year students! We will be hosting a 'First-Year Friday' tabling on the Vern quad from 1-3 P.M. to offer resources to first year students on how to do your absentee ballot and how to talk to your friends about voting. Stop by for some candy, conversation, and free resources!
Wondering if you should register to volunteer? Based on the CDC guidelines, we are asking you the following questions:
- Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.
- 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.