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2016 Election Teach-Ins

Get Out The Vote! Events run October 4 to October 24.

Northern Essex Community College is participating in a statewide Election Teach-In!

The goal is to increase everyone’s knowledge about the election issues and voting, and to GET OUT THE VOTE!

Free and open to the public.


Presidential Election Events

Vice Presidential Debate

Join us to watch and discuss the Vice Presidential Debate

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
12:30 to 2:00 pm
Haverhill Campus
Science Building (E)
Room E-160

NECC’s Own Big “Presidential” Debate

Faculty members will debate representing all four candidates for the U.S. Presidency

Monday, October 24, 2016
Noon to 1:30 pm

Haverhill Campus
Hartleb Technology  Center
Room TC-103 A

Why Should I Vote?

Hear from Haverhill Mayor Fiorentini and Haverhill City Councilor Andy Vargas about the value of being civically engaged.

Monday, October 3, 2016
11:00 am to Noon     

Haverhill Campus
Hartleb Technology Center
Room TC-103 B

Why Should I Vote?

Hear from local politicians, including Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, about the value of being civically engaged.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
8:00 to 9:00 am

Lawrence Campus
45 Franklin Street
Dimitry Building
Room L-244


Local Politics – Massachusetts Ballot Questions

Ballot Question 2

Come, watch and discuss the UMass Debate on raising the cap on charter schools. 

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 
11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Lawrence Campus
45 Franklin Street
Dimitry Building
Room L-244

Ballot Question 3

Come, watch and discuss the UMass Debate on regulating the treatment of farm animals.

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Noon to 1:30 pm

Haverhill Campus
Student Center
Room SC-213

Ballot Question 1

Come, watch and discuss the UMass Debate on gambling.

Monday, October 17, 2016
11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Lawrence Campus
45 Franklin Street
Dimitry Building
Room L-251

Ballot Question 4

Come, watch and discuss the UMass Debate on recreational use of marijuana.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Haverhill Campus,
Science Building (E)
Room E-170


Technology and the Election

Hacking the Vote

The security behind voting machine and elections. Professor Adrianna Holden-Gouveia presenting.

Friday, October 14, 2016
1:00 to 2:00 pm

Haverhill Campus
Hartleb Technology Center
Room TC-103 B


More Information

We welcome requests for sign language interpreting and other access requests (i.e. Computer Aided Real Time (CART), food allergies, etc.). Please contact the host of this event for requests, questions or event information Janel D’Agata-Lynch at jdagatalynch@necc.mass.edu
or 978-738-7530.

The 2016 Election Teach-In is being supported by the Contemporary Affairs Club, the Global Studies Department, Civic Engagement and Service-Learning Programming, and your NECC faculty and staff.