• Coalition Partners

    The SLSV Coalition is a diverse group of local, state, and national organizations dedicated to increasing student voter participation and civic engagement through data-driven approaches and by working with college administrators to implement the SLSV Checklist. We believe in the importance of incorporating democratic engagement into campus life and work to identify best practices for institutions of higher education around voter registration, voter education, ballot access, and GOTV.


    Want to join our coalition? Contact Clarissa at: clarissa.unger@younginvincibles.org

    AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education, working to extend the advantages of a liberal education to all students, regardless of academic specialization or intended career.

    AASCU’s American Democracy Project is a network of more than 250 state colleges and universities focused on public higher education’s role in preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens for a better functioning democracy.

    The mission of the Association of Big Ten Students is to increase information sharing and networking among student government organizations and to serve as the active collective voice of students of the Big Ten Conference.

    AYO is a nationwide network of organizations building the political power of young people, and the premier youth vote vehicle in the United States.

    The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, a national awards program, recognizes colleges and universities for their commitment to increasing student voting rates, helping students form the habits of active and informed citizenship, and making democratic engagement a core value on their campuses.

    The Andrew Goodman Foundation works to make young voices and votes a powerful force in democracy. They partner with colleges and universities and create a national network of young civic leaders who not only register people to vote, but also remove voting barriers, and mobilize voters to take action on issues that will affect their future.

    APIAVote is a national nonpartisan organization that works with partners to mobilize Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in electoral and civic participation.

    BallotReady is an online platform that makes it easy for voters to research and understand every candidate and referendum up for election, and by doing so, creating a more informed electorate, and a stronger democracy.

    Black Youth Vote! is a national grassroots coalition of organizations and individuals committed to increasing political and civic engagement among black youth and young adults between the ages of 18-35.

    The Brennan Center for Justice is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that seeks to improve systems of democracy and justice by addressing everything from voting rights and campaign finance reform, to ending mass incarceration and preserving Constitutional protections.

    CALPIRG Education Fund works for consumers and the public interest; through research, public education and outreach, they serve as counterweights to the influence of powerful special interests that threaten people's health, safety or well-being.

    Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a national nonpartisan project that helps America's colleges and universities motivate their 20 million students to register, volunteer in campaigns, educate themselves, and turn out at the polls.

    Campus Vote Project helps institutions, students, and election officials reduce barriers to student voting, by helping campuses institutionalize reforms that empower students with the information they need to register and vote.

    CIRCLE focuses on the ways that marginalized or disadvantaged young people are left out of political life, by researching policy and practice for healthier youth development and a better democracy.

    Civic Nation uses organizing, engagement and public awareness to address some of our nation's most pressing challenges. We work with public and private partners to build tools and campaigns that turn great ideas into action.

    Communities are strong when citizens are engaged and CivicTN's mission is to strengthen democracy and civic participation in Tennessee -- a state that currently ranks 50th in voting participation and 40th in voter registration. CivicTN offers support that builds coalitions led by evidence-based practices, research, and results-driven donor investment strategies.

    Common Cause Illinois is a nonpartisan watchdog group whose mission is to promote open, ethical, and accountable government at the local, state, and national levels by educating and mobilizing the people of Illinois.

    ConnPIRG Students works to organize college students to solve some of the world's most pressing public interest problems, by investigating big social problems, coming up with practical solutions, convincing the media and public to pay attention, and getting decision-makers to act.

    CoPIRG Foundation is an independent, non-partisan group that works for consumers and the public interest, by using research, public education and outreach, to serve as counterweights to the influence of powerful special interests that threaten people's health, safety or well-being.

    CUSP provides college and university students a platform for civic discussion, and to register their voices and opinions.

    TDC is a national organization dedicated to advancing democracy in America’s Community Colleges, and to making democratic skills more available to all students who desire a voice and a seat at the table of local, state, and national discourse and action.

    Democracy Matters is a non-partisan campus-based national student organization that works to get big private money out of politics and people re-engaged by offering paid internships to undergraduates- effectively fostering the next generation of leaders dedicated to strengthening democracy.

    Democracy Works is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to the idea that voting should fit the way we live. We build tools (like, TurboVote) to upgrade the infrastructure of democracy and improve the voting experience for voters and election officials alike.

    The national, nonpartisan Election Protection coalition was formed to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process. Made up of more than 100 local, state and national partners, Election Protection works year-round to advance and defend the right to vote.

    Engage Miami seeks to be the entry point for young people into voting and politics by creating a culture of civic participation that is bold, creative, impactful, and local.

    Equality Pennsylvania works to advance equality and opportunity for LGBT Pennsylvanians, by advocating for policy change at the municipal, state, and federal level.

    FELN is a national, nonpartisan voting rights, legal support, and election reform organization whose mission is to remove barriers to registration and voting for traditionally underrepresented constituencies.

    FMF engages in research and public policy development, public education programs, grassroots organizing projects, leadership training and development programs, and participates in and organizes forums on issues of women's equality and empowerment.

    The Foundation for California Community Colleges is the statewide non-profit supporting the California Community College system, the largest system of higher education in the nation.

    Through programs in activism, journalism, policy research and advocacy, Generation Progress works with and for young people to promote progressive solutions to key political and social challenges.

    By providing leadership development, and by promoting youth-led voter registration, education, and turnout, GS empowers young people to make change in their communities, and to have a seat at the table of democracy.

    GU Votes is a student-led initiative working to institutionalize civic engagement on campus by expanding civic awareness and by increasing voter registration rates and turnout among Georgetown students.

    Through online polling and data analytics, icitizen works to help people influence and inform decisions that improve their lives.

    ideas42's mission is a simple one: to use the power of behavioral science to design scalable solutions to some of society’s most difficult problems.

    Inspire U.S. transforms young leaders' inspiration into action through peer-to-peer voter registration, voter engagement, and voter turnout in local, state, and national elections.

    The principal mission of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is to secure equal justice for all through the rule of law, targeting in particular the inequities confronting African Americans and other racial and ethnic minorities.

    LeadMN represents 180,000 two-year college students that come to Minnesota from every corner of the world to transform their lives and their communities. Their students LeadMN by developing the leadership skills to realize their potential, see beyond what they thought was possible for personal success, and to drive community-wide change.

    MASSPIRG Students is an independent student organization that works on issues like environmental protection, consumer protection, hunger, and homelessness, by giving students the skills and opportunities they need to practice effective citizenship.

    Mi Familia Vota integrates local organizing, strong community partnerships, leadership development, and advocacy through their voter engagement work, honing in on issues like immigration reform, education, healthcare, workers’ rights, the environment, and voter rights.

    MPIRG is a grassroots, nonpartisan, student-directed organization that trains students and engages the community to take collective action in the public interest throughout the state of Minnesota.

    The NASPA Lead Initiative is a diverse network of member colleges and universities, committed to encouraging & highlighting the work of student affairs educators in making civic learning and democratic engagement a part of every student’s college education.

    NCLC works to foster a new era of young leadership by empowering student leaders across the country to engage in the public discourse.

    NCPIRG Education Fund is a non-partisan group that works for consumers and for the public interest. Through research, public education and outreach, NCPIRG serves as a counterweight to the influence of powerful special interests that threaten people's health, safety or well-being.

    The Nebraska Civic Engagement Table is a 501(c)(3) nonpartisan organization whose mission is to strengthen the collective impact of, and collaboration between, nonprofit 501(c)(3) community and advocacy organizations that empower the rising electorate in our state.

    New Era Colorado Foundation is a multi-issue organization committed to engaging, educating, and training a new generation of active citizens and young leaders in Colorado.

    The New York State Civic Engagement Table (NYCET) is a collaboration of over 50 c (3) organizations with a commitment to integrated voter engagement – the seamless and continuous coordination of electoral, base-building, and issue advocacy strategies – together NYCET partner organizations produce lifelong voters, develop leaders, and win on issues.

    NUvotes is a project of Northwestern University's Center for Civic Engagement. NUVotes staff and interns speak to every incoming student, helping them to register to vote locally or back home, and to request a ballot by mail if needed.

    The Oregon Student Association is a statewide, student-led advocacy and organizing nonprofit that works to represent, serve, and protect the collective interests of students post-secondary education in Oregon, ensuring quality education that's more affordable and accessible for all.

    Student Action Leadership Institute is an economic and racial justice organization with chapters on 35 campuses in 9 states, fighting in partnership with community organizations for free higher education for all. Student Action Leadership Institute is part of the People’s Action Institute family.

    Project Pericles is a vibrant consortium of colleges and universities that promotes civic engagement within higher education, by encouraging faculty to incorporate civic engagement and social responsibility into their curriculums, and by empowering students to be effective advocates and leaders.

    Rock the Vote works to engage young adults in the political process and increase access to democracy. By leveraging art, culture, and technology, Rock the Vote has helped to define the power of the youth voting bloc in American democracy.

    The Roosevelt Institute brings together thousands of thinkers and doers in order to rethink and reshape everything from local policy to federal legislation, orienting toward a new economic and political system: one built by many for the good of all.

    Civic Engagement and Service (CES) at Santa Fe College promotes community involvement and civic participation through campus-community partnerships, student leadership opportunities, service projects, volunteer networking events, public forums, and social advocacy. Through CES, students can find personalized guidance and resources to empower themselves and their community and create a more just and equitable world.

    SoCon Votes is a D1 Athletic Conference Championship democratic engagement program, working to support the 80,000 students in the Southern Conference to become active and engaged citizens.

    State Voices is creating a fair and just society by advancing racial equity and making our democracy more accessible, inclusive, and representative. Both nationally and in the states, we are nurturing a community of collaboration, innovation, and equity that builds the capacity of our partners and amplifies their impact.

    The New Voters Project is on campuses helping to cut through the clutter of voting, so students can make their voices heard on issues that matter to them.

    The Secular Student Alliance empowers secular students to proudly express their identity, to build welcoming communities, to promote secular values, and to set a course for lifelong activism.

    Text, Talk, Vote uses text messaging to facilitate a conversation on the importance of voting and civic engagement.

    The USSA is a national student-led organization, that amplifies the student voice at the local, state, and national levels by mobilizing grassroots power to win concrete victories on student issues.

    U.S. PIRG Education Fund works for consumers and the public interest. Through research, public education and outreach, they serve as counterweights to the influence of powerful special interests that threaten people's health, safety or well-being.

    The Virginia Civic Engagement Table strengthens and connects Virginia's forward thinking nonprofit organizations and activists, effectively acting as a hub for the larger advocacy community.

    VoteRiders is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that provides practical assistance and information to ensure voters have the right kind of ID to vote in their state.

    Vote16USA is a national campaign, organized by Generation Citizen, that aims to support local efforts to lower the voting age to 16 on the municipal level, help start new local campaigns, and elevate the issue’s prominence on a national level.

    Voto Latino is a pioneering civic media organization that seeks to transform America through innovative digital campaigns, pop culture, and grassroots voices, to provide culturally relevant programs that engage, educate and empower Latinos to be agents of change.

    The Walk 2 Vote is a civic engagement initiative that has grown from a local campus program to a national model for student civic organizing.

    The Washington Bus is a statewide movement working to increase political access and participation for young people across Washington State, to ultimately develop the next generation of young leaders.

    The Washington Student Association focuses on direct legislative advocacy and grassroots organizing to create change on student issues, by connecting students with state and local decision makers who impact the higher education landscape.

    Western Native Voice inspires Native leadership so our communities flourish through education, engagement, leadership development and public policy advocacy.

    YEF supports research and seeds solutions for youth civic engagement, in order to empower young people to be informed and engaged citizens.

    Young Invincibles is a national organization, working to engage young adults on issues, such as higher education, health care, and jobs.