The conference will occur on Saturday, December 4th from 10 am to 4:30 pm in Curtis Multipurpose Room on Tufts' campus. Youth leaders will first participate in an action civics workshop to learn about civics, government, and advocacy, featuring a special guest speaker. Then, they will break into groups and create action projects addressing community issues ranging from homelessness to voting rights. Finally, leaders will present these projects in front of their peers and community members. Join us for a fun and engaging day of working with civically-minded peers and learning how to be a civic leader!
A trivia night about local, national, and global issues.
Come to our General Interest Meeting to find out about what we do and how to get involved with ACTION!
Join ACTION and JumboVOTE for a joint panel discussing Tufts' role in the local community and how Tufts students engage in local politics. Our panelists include Professors Peter Levine, Ella McDonald from Act on Mass, Leanne Loo ‘22, and René LaPointe Jameson ‘22.
Join Tisch College for a conversation with members of the Problem Solvers Caucus, including Congressman Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ5). Created in 2017, the Problem Solvers Caucus is an independent member-driven group in Congress, equally divided between Democrats and Republicans – committed to finding common ground on many of the key issues facing the country. This event is sponsored by Tisch College, the Political Science Department, Tufts ACTION and CIVIC.
Join ACTION and JumboVote for a joint panel discussing community organizing and advocacy in Somerville and Medford. Our conversation will be centered around the way that organizations approach community organizing and their experiences working in the local Somerville and Medford communities. We will be featuring the following panelists from Defund SPD, The Welcome Project, The Royall House and Slave Quarters, Community Action Agency of Somerville, and the Medford Council on Aging. Check out our facebook event for more information and a zoom link bit.ly/ACTIONandJV
Join Tisch College for a conversation with author, activist, entrepreneur, and political leader, Stacey Abrams. For 11 years, including seven as Minority Leader, Abrams served in the Georgia House of Representatives. This event is co-sponsored by ACTION.
Join Tisch College for a special conversation with U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi (D-CA12). Pelosi serves as the 52nd Speaker of the House of Representatives, after making history in 2007 when she was elected the first woman to serve in that role. She was also the first woman to lead a major political party in Congress when she assumed the role of House Democratic leader in 2003. This event is co-sponsored by ACTION.
Join Tisch College for a conversation with activist, political strategist, Tufts alumna, and inaugural recipient of the Lyon & Bendheim Citizenship Award, Wilnelia Rivera, A04, AG14. Wilnelia is the founder and president of Rivera Consulting, Inc., a strategist consulting firm for movement-building and policy-driven causes, candidates, and organizations. This event is co-sponsored by ACTION.
Join us for our first meeting of the semester to learn about what ACTION is doing this semester and how to be involved! https://tufts.zoom.us/j/91373551924?pwd=MEF3VS9XQ1V6TEdldkx3MStEZ2RxZz09 Meeting ID: 913 7355 1924 Passcode: 470139 Make sure to log onto zoom with your Tufts credentials to join the meeting.
Come to our General Interest Meeting to find out about what we do and how to get involved with ACTION! https://tufts.zoom.us/j/93179112101?pwd=YjB4Z3dyYkF1SjN5MmtaYjY1ZUJZQT09 Meeting ID: 931 7911 2101 Passcode: 283775 Make sure you log onto zoom with your Tufts credentials to join the meeting.