Hutchinson Center talk to focus on voter education
BELFAST — The University of Maine Hutchinson Center will host a presentation and discussion on voter education by Susan Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The nonpartisan event will not involve discussion of the merits of candidates and/or initiatives. Topics will include voter registration, safe election procedures, voting districts, political party office locations, the list of offices and initiatives on the November ballot, and opportunities for involvement in the political process.
Susan Hill is an educator, artist and author engaged in diverse, creative community projects and sustained educational programs. She directed the University of California, Los Angeles community service organization Artsreach, and was an instructor for UCLA Extension and a faculty member at Otis College of Art and Design.
Hill, who now lives in Belfast, has been an active volunteer in local and national political campaigns since 2008.
The event is free and open to the public; preregistration is required online. Click here to register.
For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Nancy Bergerson, 207.338.8049.
Find additional information about the Hutchinson Center here.
The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant and sea grant university. As Maine's flagship public university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service. UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from Maine and 49 other states, and 67 countries. It currently enrolls 11,240 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research working with world-class scholars.
The University of Maine offers 35 doctoral programs and master's degrees in 85 fields; more than 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction.
For more information about UMaine, visit umaine.edu.