Democracy Matters, a non-partisan campus-based national student organization working to get big private money and corporations out of OUR election system and people back in.
Check out what our students are doing on campuses around the country!
After an exciting Spring, we are back in Action across the country! Featured: Katie Goettl’s Democracy Matters chapter at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. At their Fall Activities Fair - they gathered over 20 signatures of support and emails building up to their first meeting this week. Looking forward to an exciting semester!
Picnic to raise the minimum wage in Santa Rosa. Special guest Abe Entin made it over to talk about how money in politics affects policies. Great example used was California’s GMO labeling campaign this past election. - Kimberly Soeiro @ Sonoma
"Hey everyone! (Kate Roberts @IONA COLLEGE in NY) So this past week our chapter had a petition signing even to skelos to get fair elections in NYS. I am sending the petitions and a cover letter out tomorrow. We had some cool posters at our table in the student union and we had cookies and coffee for students to grab :) went pretty well!"
Students talking about Gun Control and the NRA Lobby using Friends of Democracy’s poster about how much they contribute to elections in this country. THAT’s how power is stolen from the people in the USA!