Amarillo College encouraging students to participate in civic engagement, voting

Amarillo College encouraging students to participate in civic engagement, voting

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Amarillo College is encouraging students to participate in civic engagement and voting throughout a new campaign called “101 Reasons - 1 Week|1 Vote.”

Events will take place Monday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on the Oeschger Family Mall. A Friday event will be held from Noon until 2:00 p.m. in the College Union Building Oak Room.

A different emphasis of civic engagement and/or voter participation will be featured each day, beginning Monday, March 25.

Below is a list of events provided by Amarillo College:

  • Monday - Adopt an Issue Day - An opportunity for students to present issues of concern to their specific groups
  • Tuesday - Engage an Issue Day - When local non-profits visit the campus to interact with students
  • Wednesday - Canvas the Issue Day - Featuring interactive opportunities through which students can express why they intend to vote
  • Thursday - Voter Registration Drive
  • Friday - Learning Through Service - Featuring guest speaker Dave Kelly, an associate member of and keynote speaker for the American Student Government Association

For more information on the activities related to “101 Reasons - 1 Week|1 Vote,” call Aaron Faver at (806) 371-5193.

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