Rocking, Rolling, and Registering!

17 Sep

Summer time is coming to an end, but our project is kicking into high gear!  Joined by Daniel Altschuler from the Long Island Civic Engagement Table, a non-partisan coalition of grassroots organizations working to increase civic participation in working-class communities of color in Suffolk County, NY, our fellows received voter registration training and a chance to learn more about LICET’s work this past Thursday.  In addition to Daniel’s talk, our fellows discussed personal and communal goals for the project and ways of achieving them.  Below is the product of our brainstorm!

Leadership Skills

Building Compassion

Rekindling Democratic Spirit

Importance of Participation

Restoration of Faith in Democracy

Learn Objectivity

Face-to-Face

Widespread

Breaking Down Polarization

What are people already thinking about issues?

Inform Ways to Empower

TRADE-OFFS

Discovering Values

Inspire

Becoming Better Student Leaders

High School Engagement

Politics Are Not a Spectator Sport—ENGAGE

Multiple Ways of Problem Solving

Learn and Share Perspectives

Community Building

Student Teaching

Learning Together

Widen Conversation

Foster an Equal Playing Field

More Educated Discourse

Broaden Perspective

Awareness

Voting on Issues, Not Party Lines

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