Voter registration (September)
Join us for a voter registration party in Richer Commons. We will have plenty of snacks, some fun activities, music, and (of course) voter registration forms for students who want to register to vote in the state of Utah.
Political Puppies (October)
Hang out with puppies, eat some food, and meet your candidates for elected office this Midterm election (2018). Not eligible to vote? No problem! You can still hang out with us in Richer Commons and meet the people who want to represent residents of Utah.
What Now?: How to Engage in Politics After Elections (November)
We explain what happens after candidates are voted into office and how you can contact your representatives to voice your opinions and concerns—whether that’s reaching out via letter, an email, a call, or lobbying for a bill you want to support.
Politics 101: December Discussions (December)
Join us for an evening filled with pizza, politics, and conversation. You can sit down with your local representatives and ask them all kinds of questions regarding policy, experiences running for office, and issues that you feel need to be addressed.
I AM HUMAN: Humanizing the Migrant Experience (January)
Come prepared to participate in a discussion about the politics surrounding migrants. Attendees will learn more about the lives of immigrants and refugees from a panel and watch a documentary about migrants who are part of our Westminster community.
Activism as Change Fair (February)
Join us in Shaw for this interactive event where you can explore diverse nonprofit organizations. Drop by for information on how to volunteer and get connected and involved. There are many organizations to choose from and get involved in—whether you’re passionate about issues such as hunger and education or the environment, refugee rights, and more.
Politics 101: Inequities in the Health Care System (March)
Join us in Bassis to learn about inequalities that are inherent in the global and American health care systems. There will be food and engaging conversation.
The Demographics of Inequality: Voter Awareness Banquet (April)
Join Voterise and the Dumke Center for Civic Engagement in Bassis to learn about voting inequities and participate in an interactive simulation that models the voter demographics of the US. Enjoy free food and insightful conversation about the demographics of inequality in voting in America.