Election 2020 Virtual Speaker Series
As the nation looks ahead to the 2020 presidential election, the Center for Civic Engagement is committed to helping students amplify their voices and become registered, informed voters. The CCE is here to help you navigate this election and answer your questions. Learn more about our drop-in voter registration and sessions for making a voter plan. View the full schedule below.
*Email CCE@salemstate.edu for Zoom links
Conquering Crisis: Defending and Expanding Voting Rights Amid COVID-19
September 17 (Constitution Day) | 12:15-1:30 pm
Featuring Cheryl Clyburn Crawford, Executive Director, MassVOTE and First Vice President, NAACP-Boston Branch.
Topics on the Campaign Trail: Public Health and Health Disparities
October 1 | 12:15-1:30 pm
Featuring Lara Cartwright-Smith, George Washington University and Sara Moore, Professor, Sociology, Salem State
Ranked Choice Voting: Impacts for Democracy and Representation
October 6 | 11 am-12 pm
Featuring Cynthia Terrell, Founder and Executive Director of RepresentWomen and Co-Founder of Fair Vote.
An Insider’s View of Congress: COVID-19 and the Future of Social Security, Medicare and Unemployment Compensation
October 8 | 12:15-1:30 pm
Featuring Michael Evans, SSU Alum and Chief Counsel of US Senate Finance Committee.
Discerning Fact from Fiction
October 21 | 10:45 am-12:15 pm
Featuring Professor Kristin Pangallo, Chemistry and Physics and Professor Cindy Vincent, Media and Communication.
Myths and Realities: Vote by Mail and Voter Interference
October 23 | 12:15-1:30 pm
Featuring Federal Election Commissioner, Ellen Weintraub
November 5 | 1:30-2:30 pm
Featuring Professor Dan Mulcare, Political Science
Please reach out for support in registering to vote and making a voting plan, and join us for informative and lively virtual events as part of our speaker series. To get involved, ask questions and request Zoom links, please email CCE@salemstate.edu.