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NC College Voter Summit

September 20, 2019 @ 8:45 am - 4:30 pm


The 4th Annual NC College Voter Summit will convene students, faculty, and staff who lead non-partisan, campus-wide voter engagement efforts. Participants will create and share innovative strategies as well as learn practical information to support college voter registration, voter education, and electoral participation.

We are hosting this event in partnership with the Campus Election Engagement Project and the following state and national non-partisan organizations interested in youth voter engagement.

The 4th Annual NC College Voter Summit which will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Elon University’s McKinnon Hall.

Keynote Speakers

Allison Riggs is a senior voting rights attorney with the Southern Coalition for Social Justice.  Allison’s work has been focused on fighting for fair redistricting plans, fighting against voter suppression, and advocating for electoral reforms that would expand access to voting. She will be speaking in our opening ceremony which starts at 9:00 am.

Jessica N. Holmes has spent the majority of her professional career as a labor and employment law attorney advocating for workers’ rights to fair pay, benefits, and safe working conditions. In 2014, Jessica became the youngest commissioner ever elected in Wake County’s history. She is currently serving her second term as chair of the Board of Commissioner. In 2018, Jessica received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Earlier in 2019, she was named as one of UNC School of Law’s distinguished alumni.


Registration is now closed. If you have questions contact, Irving Zavaleta-Jimenez, at izavaletajimenez {at} elon(.)edu.

More information

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September 20, 2019
8:45 am - 4:30 pm
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Elon University
McCoy Commons, 416 N. Williamson Avenue, Elon, NC
Elon, NC United States
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