Excited for #CLDE16!? Ready to make leaps and strides while collaborating with colleagues and partners from across the country?! We are too! In fact, we are so excited that we’re arriving a whole day early for this amazing icitizen pre-conference. [Register Here]
Wed. June 1 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Electoral & Political Engagement Institute with icitizen (includes lunch)
Cost: $150/person with a discounted rate of $85/person if you register as part of a campus team of two or more.
Join us for a conversation designed to introduce participants and their campuses to emergent research, tools, technology and promising practices for promoting nonpartisan student political engagement in this year’s presidential election and beyond! Come and share your ideas and strategies for engaging students inside and outside the classroom as they register to vote, consider policies and candidates to support, and turn out to vote. A variety of nonprofit partners will join this important conversation.
Organizers: Gabriel Arteaga, TDC National Manager, AASCU and Alex Schreiner, Citizen Engagement Manager, icitizen
Here are 5 reasons not to miss The Electoral & Political Engagement Institute with icitizen:
- Awesome partners
This pre-conference represents an unprecedented opportunity to talk to organizations paving the way for the future of political engagement on campus. Come join icitizen, Fair Elections Legal Network, TurboVote, CIRCLE, Young Invincibles, NASPA, ADP, TDC, Text-Talk-Vote, Andrew Goodman Foundation, College Debate 16, Voto Latino, and Civic Nation as we combine forces to tackle today’s most pressing student engagement issues.
- Panels, games, discussions, and FUN!
The pre-conference will feature awesome panelists, interactive games and in-depth discussion so that you’ll walk away with a clear plan of action for the remainder of the conference and the upcoming school year. We love democratic engagement! The morning and afternoon will be full of energizing and exciting activities to get you rocking-and-rolling for some great days in Indianapolis. Did we mention there will be food?
- Be Strategic
Develop strategies for increasing your NSLVE numbers, for increasing your campus voter registration and for ensuring your students are informed voters — know where they stand on issues, where candidates stand on issues and how to activate your community.
- Get a jump-start on #CLDE16
If you cannot wait to get down to business on all things political/electoral engagement on campus, this pre-conference is for you. This entire day will be covering innovative practices that will kick start your 2016-2017 school year and the rest of your CLDE experience.
- Explore Indy
Join us after the pre-conference as we take on the city of Indianapolis. Whether this is your first time to the city or you are an expert in all things Indy, take the afternoon and evening to enjoy The Railroad City!
Questions? Contact Alex Schreiner, icitizen’s Partnerships and Outreach Manager
Register for the pre conference here!
If you have already registered for the CLDE meeting, just modify your registration and select the pre-conference to sign up!
See you there!