American Democracy Project

The American Democracy Project is focused on higher education's role in preparing the next generation of informed and engaged citizens. The goal of the American Democracy Project is to produce graduates who are committed to being active, involved citizens in their communities.
 

September

Time Talks: 9/11 Remembrance
Friday, Sept. 11, 2015
11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Lair
Open forum for all to contribute their thoughts on 9/11. Share your memories of the tragedy and discuss the impact it has had on our community and nation.

Citizenship Bridge
Monday, Sept. 14-18  2015
11:30 a.m. at Bridge between Shepherd Union & Student Services

Service Day of Remembrance 
Wednesday, Sept. 16  2015

8:00 a.m. in the Shepherd Union Lair
In honor of those committed to their community through service, we will complete service projects throughout the day.  Free breakfast & Homecoming t-shirts available for first 75 volunteers!

Constitution Week

Citizen Alum Event
Monday, Sept. 14  2015
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Wildcat Theater

How to Amend the Constitution Alum Event
Wednesday, Sept. 16  2015
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at
Wildcat Theater

Pardon Power Speaker: Kristen Powers
Thursday, Sept. 17  2015
12:00 p.m. - 1 p.m. at Wildcat Theater
 

Constitution Quiz Show
Friday, Sept. 18  2015
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Wildcat Theater

National Voter Registration Day
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015
11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Atrium

 

October

Make a Difference Day
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
8:30 a.m. Ballroom C, SU

Talk of the Town
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in Ballroom A  Shepherd Union 

Come participate in a discussion with Ogden City Council on  the issues of homelessness.

November

Times Talk: Veterans Issues
Friday, Nov. 6, 2015
11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Lair
Open forum for all to contribute their thoughts on 9/11. Share your memories of the tragedy and discuss the impact it has had on our community and nation.

 

January

State of the Union
TBA
Join us to watch the State of the Union and engage in a national conversation.

MLK Week
 Jan. 18-23, 2016
8:30 a.m. at the Marshall White Center

Free MLK Breakfast & Freedom March Jan 18 @ 8:30 a.m. THEME: The Fierce Urgency of Now.. Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline. 

Week of Service:

  • Tuesday, Jan 19: Ice Skating with Best Buddies
    • Weber Ice Sheet- 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan 20: Snow Shovel Service
    • Boys and Girls Club, 5051 S 1900 W Roy- 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan 21: Beanes for Babies
    • CCEL SU 327- 1-3 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan 22: Coach Youth Promote Health
    • Gramercy Elementary- 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan 23: Special Olympics Basketball Practice
    • Stromberg Gym WSU- 8:30 a.m. 

Where do you Party? -Political Parties
Thursday,  Jan. 21, 2016
11:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. in the Wildcat Theater
Open Mic, tell your story about your politics.

 

February

Times Talk: Sex Trafficking
Friday,  Feb. 5, 2016
11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Lair

March

Talk of the Town
TBA

Join us for a discussion with the Ogden City Council about current issues.

Deliberate Democracy Day
Wednesday,  March 2, 2016
11:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms

April 

Times Talk: Clery Act
Friday,  April  8, 2016
11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Lair

Civil Liberties Forum
Monday,  April 11, 2016
11:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom A

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Register To Vote

Need to register to Vote? Students at Weber State University have two options. You can either fill out a paper form each fall during the Voter Registration Drive and win points for Weber State University in the annual Lt. Governor's competition, or you can visit vote.utah.gov to register online and look up your polling location.

 

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