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National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie
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National Civic Summit - Vote18 - Marco Ceglie

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  • Breakdown of the game:Class separationCandidates run for presidentDiscussion of issuesCandidate SpeechesDisenfranchising the VoteHanding out candy barsVotingRecapRegistering the vote
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    • 1. “Citizens in a democracy aren’t born, they are made.”
      - Benjamin Franklin
    • 2. Our Challenge
      In 2004, young people aged 18-24 voted at lower rates than any other age group.
      42% vs. almost 60% of all eligible voters.
      In 2008, despite unprecedented enthusiasm and increased turnout, young voters 18-24 still did not break the 50% threshold. [CIRCLE]
    • 3. Our Goals
      • Engage students through self-interest and interaction.
      • 4. Show students the value of their vote through tactile experience.
      • 5. Bring civics back to the classroom.
      • 6. Affordable and easy to implement.
      • 7. Close the gap between new registers and active voters.
    • Track Record: 2004-2009
      22,000 students
      650 classrooms
      22 states
    • 8. TheImpact
      Vote 18
      • Empowers first-time voters
      • Registers new voters
      • Increases political awareness
      • Promotes dialogue
      • Encourages today’s youth to become tomorrow’s leaders.
    • 9. The Game
    • 10. Part I.     Interactive History of Voting
      Part II.     Mock Election
      Part III.     Registering to Vote
    • 11. Engagement not Lecture
    • 12. Follow Up
    • Partners
      Secretaries of State
      League of Women Voters
      Teach For America
      Rock the Vote
      Center for Civic Engagement (ASU)
      Corporate Community Outreach Programs
      Washington, DC & Phx, AZ
    • 20. Media
    • 21. Adopt & Implement
      In House Coordinator Works with Vote 18
      Vote 18 Provides Facilitator Training & Development
      Vote 18 Provides Follow Up and Young Voter Engagement Support
    • 22. Vote 18 is a Premier, Low Cost Youth Voter Engagement Tool
      • Engage students through self-interest and interaction.
      • 23. Show students the value of their vote through tactile experience.
      • 24. Bring civics back to the classroom.
      • 25. Keep it free for schools and easy to adopt for teachers.
      • 26. Close the gap between new registers and active voters.
    • Student Feedback for Vote 18
    • 27. Bring Vote 18 to Your State
      Email: Marco@Vote18.org
      Call: 718-483-6616
      Web: http://Vote18.org

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