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servGSO — Center for New North Carolinians at Glen Haven

On Tuesday, November 4th, from 3:00-6:00pm,  we will be working with the Glen Haven community center to support their mission of creating a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment for immigrant and refugee youth by organizing fun and educational after school activities.Please meet in the Office of Leadership and Service Learning, EUC 217, at 2:30pm to travel to the Glen Haven community center. Transportation is provided by OLSL. Please register here.


Voting 101

Voter Resources

voting info

 

Walk to the polls with other UNCG Students! October 29 at 4:00pm, Meet at the Boxwood Inn (110 S Mendenhall St) and walk to the Board of Elections downtown. All are welcome! For more info: walktopollsflyer

UNCG Library Voter Guide
http://uncg.libguides.com/govinfo/elections
Links to check your voter status, read candidate guides and review issues and statistics

Voting in North Carolina (PDF)

How to vote by mail – Absentee voting:
http://www.democracy-nc.org/downloads/AbsenteeGuideCardAug2014.pdf

NC Absentee Ballot Reuest Form:
http://www.ncsbe.gov/ncsbe/Portals/0/FilesP/AbsBallotReqFormv112013.pdf

2104 NC Voter Guides by County:
http://ncelectionconnection.com

Democracy NC
http://www.democracy-nc.org/downloads/NewVotingLawSummaryAug2013.pdf
Summary of new election laws

Guilford County Board of Elections

www.guilfordelections.org
Voter information, candidates list, sample ballots and more

Guilford County Early Voting Schedule and Map
www.co.guilford.nc.us/elections_cms/docs/Misc%20Documents/Nov14-%20EV%20Schedule%20Reformat.pdf

Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for NC Senate Race – Hagan and Tillis

NC Comprehensive Online Voter Guide
http://c3.thevoterguide.org/v/nccve14/build.do
Enter your zip code and it will create your ballot

The League of Women Voters
www.lwv.org
Provides information on getting involved in the democratic process at the federal, state and local levels

Campus Elect

www.campuselect.org/online-voter-tools.html

Election engagement sites with registration and voter 
information, maps, widgets, webinars and more

Campus Vote Project
www.campusvoteproject.org
A project of the Fair Elections Legal Network

CEEP NC

www.elon.edu/e-web/org/nccc/Init-ElectionProject.xhtml

Offers voter engagement ideas as well as hot-topics blogs related to the election in a higher education setting

National Voter Registration Day
http://nationalvoterregistrationday.org
Register to vote online, voting resources

North Carolina Student Voting Guide
http://fairelectionsnetwork.com/sites/default/files/webfm/North%20Carolina/North%20Carolina%20Student%20Voting%20Guide.pdf

NC Polling Place Locator
http://www.ncsbe.gov/webapps/pollingplace_search/

Project Vote Smart

www.votesmart.org

Covers candidates and elected officials in five basic categories: biographical information, issue positions, voting records, 
campaign finances and interest group ratings

PolitiFact

www.politifact.com

Wondering if a candidate is spreading truth or lies? Find out from PolitiFact.

Rock the Vote

www.rockthevote.com
Offers information for young people about registering to vote and casting a ballot

Our Time

www.ourtime.org

Standing up for young Americans

Democracy North Carolina
www.democracy-nc.org
Election-related information resources


Voting 2014

North Carolina Student Voting Guide (1)

North Carolina Student Voting Guide (2)


Volunteer & Service-Learning Fair 2014 a success!

Our 11th annual Volunteer and Service-Learning Fair provided over 300 students an opportunity to talk with approximately 50 community partners about opportunities to serve in the Greensboro community. If you missed the event, it’s not to late to become engaged beyond the walls of UNCG. Check out OLSL’s “MyService Database” to connect with local organizations.

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Democratic Engagement Page & Engaged Citizen Quiz!

Check out OLSL’s new Democratic Engagement page! It is packed full of information in regards to being an engaged citizen in your community! Click here to see it!

engaged citizenClick here to take the Engaged Citizen Quiz!


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Announcements provide weekly (fall and spring) leadership and service updates via email. Signing up is the best way to learn about and engage OLSL programming and service opportunities!

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