Civic Engagement and You
Jenny De La Cruz (she/her), Illustration'22/MAT'23, informs us about the civic engagement opportunities available at MICA.
- Check out CSL and FMF positions
- Check out the MICA Student Voice Association
- Learn more about iLEAD positions
- Learn more about MICA's Day of Service
- Check out the MICA Mutual Aid
- Learn about the MICA Organizers and Activists
- Get involved with the Voter Access Initiative by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Civic Engagement for International Students at MICA
Jia Le Ling, a Singaporean interdisciplinary sculpture major at the Maryland Institute College of Art, talks about his experience doing civic engagement as an international student.
Check out some of the opportunities Jia Le talked about here:
Why and How to Vote
Celeste Tooth (she/they), Illustration/Gender Studies, tells us why it is important to vote and how to vote in U.S. elections when you are on MICA's college campus.
The Voting Process Series
Created in fall 2020
This 5-part series created by MICA Organizers & Activists walks you through every step of the voting process with resources linked in each video description.
1. How to Get Civically Engaged
MICA’S COMMUNITY ART & SERVICE PROGRAM
MICA’S CENTER FOR CREATIVE CITIZENSHIP
MICA ORGANIZERS & ACTIVISTS
2. How to Register to Vote
GET REGISTERED TO VOTE
VOTER ELIGIBILITY RULES BY STATE
HOW TO CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION STATUS
Check for common errors in your registration form:
- make sure you mark that you at least 18 years old and a U.S. citizen.
- your signature is clear, matches your ID, and stays within the box.
- you write the correct dates. Don’t mix up your birth date and today’s date.
- you include hyphens and special characters as they are listed on your ID.
- your residential address is the address where you want to register to vote (not necessarily the same as the address you want mail delivered to)
- your mailing address is where you want mail delivered to (not necessarily just the same address for where you are registering)