2023 CSW Advocacy Series

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Instructors can use our Voter Engagement Announcement Toolkit to help prepare students for the 2023 General Election.

Policy and Advocacy Supervision

Recurring – Every other Thursday at 2pm starting Aug. 31 – Register

Connect with other student activists and stay up-to-date on the latest in social policy and pro-democracy advocacy with our bi-weekly policy and advocacy supervision. Counts for weekly field supervision.


Get Your People! A National Voter Registration Day Event

Tuesday, Sept. 19 , 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. table in Stillman Hall  + 5:30-6:30 p.m. via Zoom

Are your friends voting? Are you sure?

A healthier democracy starts with the people we know! Volunteer at our table in Stillman Hall or join us online as we will explore strategies to get people connected with the political process, starting with the contacts in your phone. Counts for HRA hours.

Volunteer to table with us in person!

Register for the online event!


Voting is Social Work: Civic Engagement for Nonprofits and Human Service Workers

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 10 – 11:30 a.m. via Zoom – Register

1 hour CE Credit Available

Tired of the “Go Vote!’ message without a plan? Concerned about election manipulation? Let us convince you why voter engagement is still a powerful, ethical tool for expanding the electorate and advancing social work values.


Leadership Week: Don’t Share That! Media Literacy for a Healthier Democracy

Tuesday, Oct. 3, Noon – 1 p.m., Stillman 115 and via Zoom – Register

What’s your strategy for assessing the accuracy of your news? Do you have one? This presentation provides a media literacy framework for students and practitioners to resist the spread of false information online and might even help save democracy in the process.


2023 Democracy Promise Unconference

Friday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Register

1 hour CE available for lunch plenary

At this critical moment in American democracy, join us for the Democracy Promise Unconference, a participatory event where we set the agenda to have the conversations that are important to us. Let’s hear what the people have to say.

Learn more and register for the Democracy Promise Unconference.


DC Advocacy Immersion Info Session

Tuesday, Oct. 24, Noon – 1 p.m. – Register

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Register 

You have a story. Tell it to Congress.

Every year, OSU CSW selects students to receive training on legislative advocacy and takes them to Washington DC to meet with members of Congress and experience the nation’s capital. Learn more about the trip and how to apply for the 2022 cohort.