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Voter Education Series to Cover Ballot Propositions, Voter Security and More

 

In preparation for the November general election, Cal State Fullerton's Office of Alumni Engagement is hosting a voter education series that will cover a variety of topics, from the importance of voting and voter security to understanding California propositions and how to come together with people of opposing views.

Open to Titan alumni and friends of the university, events in the "Go Vote!" series will be held via Zoom and Instagram Live.

Get Out to Vote! #TitansTurnOut

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 6:30-7 p.m. via Instagram Live
Jackie Yu, community outreach manager for the OC Registrar of Voters, will discuss the importance of voting, clarify misconceptions about voting and share different voting options.

The Security and Integrity of Voting

Thursday, Oct. 8, noon-1 p.m. via Zoom
Learn about security and the integrity of voting, including the reality of mail-in voting and how foreign identities can interfere with elections. The session is led by James Simmons, former CEO of Everyone Counts voting technology company, founding member of the Department of Homeland Security's Election Infrastructure Sector Coordinating Council and former member of the National Association of Secretaries of State Election Cybersecurity Task Force.

Quick Guide to Ballot Propositions

Monday, Oct. 12, 6:30-7 p.m. via Instagram Live
California Assembly field representative Nicholas Cabeza '18 (B.A. public administration) will provide a quick guide to this year's propositions on the California ballot, ranging from affirmative action to rent control.

Ballot Propositions 101: Get to Know Your Propositions and Potential Impact

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 6:30-8 p.m. via Zoom
Sarah Hill, associate professor of political science, explains each California state proposition included in this year's ballot. Find out what a yes or no vote will mean for each proposition.

Civility First!

Friday, Oct. 23, 12:30-1:30 p.m. via Zoom
Tara Suwinyattichaiporn, assistant professor of human communication studies, is a researcher in the areas of interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, public speaking, social media and advanced research methods. In this session, she will share tips on how people can come together with opposing views.

Pluralism: Finding Common Ground

Friday, Oct. 23, 6:30-7 p.m. via Instagram Live
Digital marketer Curtis Schlaufman '09 (B.A. political science) will discuss pluralism — the recognition and affirmation of diversity within a political body — and how to find common ground with people of opposing views.

To learn more about activities related to the 2020 general election, visit the Titans Turn Out website.

Contact: Lynn Juliano, ljuliano@fullerton.edu

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