Throughout the event, students will learn about the importance of voting, participate in a mock election, and vote on sample ballot questions
PHILADELPHIA – Community College of Philadelphia has announced that its Jr. STEM Academy, in partnership with the Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership, will host its iVote Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7 at the Great Hall in the Winnet Student Life Building, room S2-19, 1700 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130. Media call time is 12 p.m.
Throughout the event, students in grades six to eight from the Alain Locke School will participate in a mock election and vote on sample ballot questions emphasizing the importance of voting. Additionally, students will create video presentations depicting their view of an ideal society focused on environmental sustainability, equity, and inclusiveness.
The voting portion of the program will begin at 12 p.m. and students will vote on the best ideal society in addition to ballot questions surrounding single use plastic items, increasing the number of community gardens, and if a permanent curfew for children under the age of 18 should be implemented.
The mock election will mirror that of the election taking place on Nov. 8 where students will present their voter identification card, sign their name on the voter rolls, and then submit their ballot.
Media interested in attending the College’s iVote Day event must RSVP by emailing Barry Johnson at email@example.com.
WHAT: Community College of Philadelphia to Host iVote Day, Mock Election Day Activities for
Middle School Students
WHO: Community College of Philadelphia’s Jr. STEM Academy; and
Community College of Philadelphia Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership
WHERE: The Great Hall in the Winnet Student Life Building, room S2-19, 1700 Spring Garden
Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130
WHEN: 12 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 7, 2022