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Essay Contest

Win a $100 Scholarship!

Respond to the question: Where do we draw the lines of civil disobedience between public safety and personal rights? Between "law and order" and the "right to resist" in what ways do people have an obligation to civilly disobey what they see as an unjust system?

 

Use the link to submit your essay by midnight, September 10:

https://unf.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5jzIDFNTDmVz5sx

 

Essays should be approximately 500 words, typed in a 12-point font, and double spaced. Contest open to undergraduates. Winner announced at September 17, 6:30 pm, at "100 Years of the 19th Amendment."

 

Scholarship sponsored by Undergraduate Studies.

Swoop in to Vote: Join the UNF Voting Squad

The UNF African American Faculty and Staff Association (AAFSA) and the UNF Student Government present #SwoopintoVote, a social media campaign to reinforce the importance of voting and promote voter participation. Every member of the Osprey community is encouraged to #SwoopintoVote.

  • Register to Vote
  • Decide How: By mail, Early, or Election Day
  • Research Candidates and Campaign Topics
  • Know Important Dates
  • Swoop in to Vote
  • Make a Difference
  • Your Voting Selfie really does make a difference. #SwoopintoVote

For more information visit AAFSA at https://www.unf.edu/committee/AAFSA/Upcoming_Events.aspx

Monday, September 14, 2020

Popcorn & Politics: The Pandemic Election

6:30 pm-7:30 pm

https://unf.zoom.us/j/96540129743?pwd=R2RXZ3EzY1drUkNvSkc4emM0N3RXUT09

 

Meeting ID: 965 4012 9743

Passcode: 196808

 

The pandemic changes everything/nothing! From the ballot box to the courts, Dr. Sean Freeder (UNF Political Science) and Prof. Adrienne Lerner (Pre-Law) discuss polarization, voter behavior, voter access, and media coverage in the 2020 election cycle.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Virtual Voter Registration, hosted by Florida PIRG

5:00 pm -8:00 pm

Zoom: https://publicinterestnetwork-org.zoom.us/j/91200439905?pwd=dGNzK2lNSTB5b3RUTE9ZcFZ1OFpnZz09

 

Need to update your voter registration? First time registering? Want to find out where you can vote or how to request vote-by-mail? Check out studentvote.org! The Student PIRGs have used this powerful, easy and secure tool since 2008 to help register over thousands of students to vote!

 

Have questions or need help? Come on in! Florida PIRG Students volunteers will be here to help if you have any questions!

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

100 Years of the 19th Amendment

6:30 pm-7:30 pm

Instagram Live, @unfsg and @unfccbl

 

Join us for a discussion of how the 19th Amendment failed women of color, featuring Rhonda Craig, President of the Detroit Chapter of the League of Women Voters.

Essay contest winners announced at this event!

 

Co-hosted on Instagram Live by Student Government and the Center for Community Based Learning.