Institute for Democracy & Higher Education, Tufts University Election Imperatives is a collaborative, practitioner-focused document that grounds this important work in years of research. In this document, there are ten recommendations for what campuses can do to make 2018 an important moment for student political learning. Drawing from the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE)’s research on college student voting and the campus climates of highly politically engaged institutions, the ten recommendations focus on how to increase student voting and to improve campus conditions for political learning, discourse, and agency during the election season and beyond.
NANCY THOMAS, MARGARET BROWER, ISHARA CASELLAS CONNORS, ADAM GISMONDI, &. KYLE UPCHURCH. Election Imperatives: Ten Recommendations to Increase College Student Voting and Improve Political Learning and Engagement in Democracy. The Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE), part of the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University