Democracy is a verb.

 

Partners

Our partners are essential allies that believe in our mission and help us achieve our goals

  • ACT Now Coalition
  • Adler Planetarium
  • After School Matters
  • Albany Park Neighborhood Association
  • Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago
  • Brighton Park Neighborhood Association
  • CASEL
  • Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning & Engagement
  • Chicago City Council
  • Chicago Department of Public Health
  • Chicago Freedom School
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Chicago Park District
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Chicago Scholars
  • Chicago Votes
  • Chicago Youth Voices Network
  • City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
  • City of Chicago Summer of Learning
  • Community Media Workshop
  • Constitutional Rights Foundation of Chicago
  • Cook County Clerk’s Office
  • Cook County Commissioners
  • Cook County Justice Advisory Council
  • Cook County President’s Office
  • DePaul University Egan Center and Steans Center
  • Digital Youth Network
  • Earth Force
  • Evanston Scholars
  • Facing History, Facing Ourselves Chicago
  • Free Spirit Media
  • Gary Comer Center
  • Generation Citizen
  • Greater Auburn Gresham Quad Cities Community Development Project
  • HIVE Learning Network Chicago
  • Kenwood Oakland Community Organization
  • Legal Assistance Foundation
  • LISC Chicago
  • Logan Square Neighborhood Association
  • Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Moran Center for Youth Advocacy
  • Project NIA
  • Resurrection Project
  • Roosevelt Institute
  • Roosevelt University
  • Smart Chicago Collaborative
  • Southwest Organizing Project
  • UIC Center for Civic Engagement
  • Umoja
  • University Community Collaborative
  • University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research
  • University of Chicago Crime Lab
  • Young Invincibles
  • Youth on Board

2,000+

Mikva students serve as election judges each election cycle

145

Chicagoland teachers participate in Mikva Challenge programs

7,000

young people from 115 schools across Chicagoland participate in Mikva Challenge programs annually

66%

of Mikva alumni encourage their friends and family to be politically engaged, vs. only 35% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

1,684

students campaigned during the 2015-16 Election Season

69%

of Mikva alumni continue to volunteer in their communities, vs. only 36% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

88%

of Mikva alumni are registered voters, vs. only 53% of 18-29 yr. olds nationwide

50%

of alumni of our Elections in Action programs continue to volunteer for political campaigns, vs. only 2% of 18-29 yr. old nationwide

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