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U-M students break voting records in 2020

Nov 4, 2021
Voter turnout among University of Michigan college students jumped to 78% in the 2020 election, according to a report released by the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education at Tufts University. Up 18 percentage points from 60% in 2016, U-M...
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Big Ten policy schools collaborate on civic involvement

Nov 1, 2021
The University of Michigan is joining with other policy schools across the Big Ten to launch Democracy in the 21st Century, a conferencewide collaboration to develop educational programming that promotes active civic education and...
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Goldenberg turns up the student absentee vote

Sep 18, 2020 WEMU
"I hope that our students are going to be taking these messages [about voting] home and helping their families and their friends, whether they are students of ours or not, to take the steps that they need [to vote absentee]," said...
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Goldenberg calls for advanced handling of absentee ballots

Aug 6, 2020
The August 4 primary election in Michigan saw a record 1.4 million absentee ballots, according to Mlive. Two million ballot requests had been processed in 2020, compared to only 500-thousand in 2016. 6,500 poll workers were recruited for the vote...
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Goldenberg urges students to vote

Aug 4, 2020
In advance of Michigan’s August 4 primary election, the University of Michigan’s nonpartisan group Turn Up Turnout  (TUT)  continued to encourage students to vote. Ford School professor Edie Goldenberg, who was instrumental in starting TUT, spoke...

Dean Michael Barr encourages community to turn up turnout

Sep 20, 2018
A letter from Dean Michael S. Barr to the Ford School communityDear Ford School students, staff, and faculty, As you may be aware, the University of Michigan is currently participating in the Big Ten Voter Challenge, a competition to boost student...

Dinner for democracy: Race and the criminal justice system

Oct 22, 2021, 5:00-6:20 pm EDT
This virtual event will be a question-and-answer style panel with Eli Savit, Washtenaw County Prosecuting Attorney; Victoria Burton-Harris, Washtenaw County Chief Assistant; Dr. Jeremiah Wade Olsen, professor at UM-Flint; and Alyshia Dyer (MPP/MSW’22), former Washtenaw County Deputy Sheriff.