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Collage of three photos with people holding I voted stickers

Collage of three photos with people holding I voted stickers

Explore your civic identity

There are many ways to engage with community - and VT Engage is a great place to building these connections. We want to help you develop your voice as a community member and leader, and help you participate in democratic processes.

Whether that's voting in local or national elections, attending town council meetings, joining a civic group, or something else, we want to work with you. Want to get involved with us? Contact Jessica Davis at jesdavis@vt.edu or 540-231-6947.

Democracy Fellows

In partnership with the Campus Vote Project, VT Engage has two Democracy Fellow positions that support our civic engagement work.

They work with the on-campus team to complete the four planning steps of students learn student vote checklist, which was created to build power and ensure voter engagement success on campus. They are also responsible for meeting deadlines and carrying out nonpartisan voter engagement activities on your campus.

National Voter Registration Day is September 24!

Voting in local, state-wide, and national elections is an important way to have your voice heard. In the United States, National Voter Registration Day is September 24, and we're celebrating this year by registering Hokies to vote.