Voting Is Social Work: Building the Base

December 4, 2019 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm


Social Work Building, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, Room C06

Event Organizer

John Robertson


An event in CSSW’s 2020 Election Series.
Eli Valentin
Former political advisor and consultant
Political science professor and founding director, Center for Politics and Civic Engagement, Monroe College

Event Description
This meeting is in the style of “train the trainer”—a process that provides instruction, coaching and feedback to prepare those who deliver training for, in this case, building and engaging the voter base.

About CSSW’s 2020 Election Series
In the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election, the Columbia School of Social Work is partnering with a number of organizations to offer a series of events calling on social workers to become more informed about the issues affecting the lives of ordinary people and to take the lead in empowering members of marginalized populations to vote.