September 22 is National Voter Registration Day! Diablo Valley College encourages eligible students to register to vote. Students who wish to register may visit California Online Voter Registration.
For more information on polling locations, early voting or how to vote by mail in Contra Costa County, visit Contra Costa County Elections. Join fellow Californians by registering to vote!
Learn more about the California legislature law, AB 963, that requires colleges to create a plan to increase student civic engagement resulting in increased student voter registration and voting in elections.
Constitution Day Event
When: Thursday, September 17, 2020; 12:30-1:45 PM
Location: Virtual via Zoom, Passcode: 267776, Dial in +1 669 900 6833 US
The Constitution in Contentious Times: Why the First Amendment Matters
A Discussion about Free Speech, the Free Press, Rights of Assembly, and Petitioning Grievances
For our Constitution Day Event this year, please Join Professor Mickey Huff, chair of the Journalism Department, as he engages in conversation with Dr. Sangha Niyogi and Dr. Albert Ponce, co-directors of the Social Justice Program at DVC. They will discuss constitutional principles relating to political expression and protest, from Black Lives Matter to the COVID-19 Lockdown, with a focus on current events at the national and local level. The speakers will also engage with students and other attendees for additional discussion and Q&A.
The DVC Library has created this voting Libguide to provide some helpful resources to voting information for the upcoming 2020 election. Among the voting resources, you will find a reading list with newly acquired e-books and inspirational quotes and videos from diverse voices.