The nonpartisan convening will feature conversations about protecting and strengthening Democracy through various mechanisms, including voter education and registration, culture change and direct voter mobilization.
Former President Barack Obama has teamed up with Airbnb to launch a scholarship program for aspiring civic leaders.
“We really also want to engage folks in our advocacy [work] which is really preparing them to understand and advocate to pass laws, like the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the Freedom to Vote Act, because all of this is connected.”
Stacey Abrams was awarded by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation for her transformative civic engagement work.
A grassroots campaign to change the way the city administers public safety won a victory last week, successfully adding a question to the ballot for upcoming municipal elections regarding whether to replace the existing police department with a Department of Public Safety.
Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama have created a children’s series about civic engagement.
The Obama Foundation announced the launch of a new initiative designed to empower young Africans who are rising in the civic engagement sector.
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