department menu

Speaking of Democracy

Be Part of the Conversation

Speaking of Democracy is a series of engaging conversations between students and community leaders on the health of American democracy. Please join us for a lively discussion during a U-hour! Speaking of Democracy is sponsored by Associated Students, Inc. and Civic Engagement.

Upcoming Events


Speaking of Democracy: Proposition Talks with League of Women Voters (LoWV)

Thursday, October 8, 2020

12:00 - 12:50 pm (U-hour)


This November cast your ballot for more than just who will be the President. Learn about the statewide and local propositions that will be included on the November ballot. The League of Women Voters (LoWV) will host this interactive conversation on proposition, so you are an informed voter this election!


Speaking of Democracy: Who's Running for What?

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

12:00 - 12:50 pm (U-hour)


Learn about the congressional candidates that you will be voting on this November. Join Speaking of Democracy event to learn about the positions of each candidate and how voting for local officials is important to your daily life. 

This conversation will be led by CSUSM Director of Government Relations, Sean Bradbury.



Speaking of Democracy: Now What? From National to Local Civic Engagement

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

12:00 - 12:50 pm (U-hour)



Election 2020 is over, now what?

Let's debrief and discuss opportunities to continue to exercise your civic rights and responsibilities. Voting is only one step toward active citizenship. Learn how you can continue to serve your community.



For More Information

If you have questions and/or for individuals with disabilities who would like to attend this event, please contact Rochelle Smarr, Director for Service Learning and Civic Engagement at regarding any special accommodations needs at least seven working days in advance. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.