WashU Named a Voter Friendly Campus

voter registration volunteers

Washington University in St. Louis has been nationally recognized as a Voter Friendly Campus. Following a competitive application process, 83 universities received the designation, which recognizes campuses doing excellent work to empower their students to participate in the democratic process. The Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement is responsible for overseeing the voter registration, compliance, and engagement processes for students […]

Empowering Students to Vote

Cassie Klosterman served as the Gephardt Institute’s first Voter Engagement Fellow. Beginning her role in her final semester at WashU, Cassie led campus voter registration efforts through the November election. Cassie mobilized a team of students to register over 3,600 new voters on campus. Here she reflects on her experiences before embarking on a new journey […]

Jews United for Justice: Missouri Voter ID Town Hall

Jews United for Justice (JUJ) will hold an advocacy and educational program for the Jewish community regarding the Missouri Voter ID Requirement Amendment, which will be on the November 8 ballot in Missouri. The Town Hall will feature Adolphus Pruitt, St. Louis NAACP President, and leaders of ongoing Jewish community efforts, including the National Council of Jewish Women-St. Louis Section, […]