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Student groups pledge 100 percent voter engagement

June 24, 2020
On June 24, more than 50 student organizations across Harvard University announced their pledge to register, engage, and turn out 100 percent of voter eligible members ahead of Election Day 2020.

The Pledge to 100% comes at a time when the University is taking further steps to build a civic culture and institutionalize full participation in elections, despite the current remote environment. Initial organizations to adopt the pledge include: Association for Black Harvard Women, the Harvard College Republicans and Democrats, the Fleur-de-Lis Club, Harvard Law School’s Equal Democracy...

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Important U.S. Elections Information

March 31, 2020

The Harvard Votes Challenge team wishes everyone health and safety during this difficult time. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that we keep our democracy strong.

COVID-19 Guidance

Given recent Harvard University policies requiring undergraduate students to vacate on-campus housing and switching to remote learning as a response to COVID-19, students and other Harvard community members who have moved may...

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Getting Counted: The Harvard Community, COVID-19, and the 2020 Census

Getting Counted: The Harvard Community, COVID-19, and the 2020 Census

March 25, 2020

2020 is an important year for our democracy in many ways. Though news and conversation are dominated by the presidential election, equally critical civic activities such as the decennial census are underway.

It’s important for all of us to be counted in the census, and be counted in the right place. The current situation is shedding light on the vital services we receive from our government, including hospital and emergency care. A complete count of the Harvard community is critical to secure the...

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