Engage the issues that matter the most to you during your time at Mac

Mobilize Mac: Engage the Local Elections

Want to know more about how to vote as a student? Interested in seeing what’s on the ballot in your precinct? Not eligible to vote, but unsure of how to engage? Check out the Mobilize Mac page for quick, relevant information sorted by topic. Whether the election cycle is mayoral, mid-term, general, or otherwise, Mobilize Mac is intended to be a space for the Mac community to access the relevant, non-partisan information they need to vote.

Davis Projects for Peace

Davis Projects for Peace is offering you $10,000 to make your unique local or global vision for peace a reality! Spend the summer of 2022 carrying out a grassroots project for peace anywhere in the world. You design the project and make it happen with a community partner to encourage creative ideas, actions, and solutions as building blocks for sustainable peace.

View Engagement Opportunities

Click above to check out our online platform Galaxy Digital to view current engagement opportunities throughout the Twin Cities. Opportunities can be searched by area of interest, distance from zip code, or by partner organization. These opportunities are coordinated and continuously updated by our student staff, the Issue Area Coordinators (a.k.a. Leaders in Service). Email us at cec@macalester.edu with any questions, and we’ll get back to you right away!

Centering Black Lives

This page highlights ways to work for justice and equity in the local Twin Cities community and our larger society. We allespecially those of us who identify as white — must work to dismantle racism and white supremacy as we also work to reimagine, support, and strengthen just and equitable communities.

Carnegie Foundation Seal

Macalester is one of only 361 institutions that has been awarded the prestigious Carnegie Community Engagement Classification for excellence in civic engagement.

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