13 Andrew Goodman Ambassadors Named On 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2023
Margaret Sasser Knehans
The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge included Ambassadors on their list of student civic leaders who got out the vote for the 2022 Midterm Elections
Thirteen Andrew Goodman Ambassadors appeared on the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge’s 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll, including 175 college students from 29 states who attend ALL IN Challenge participating campuses. The Ambassadors are receiving national recognition for their nonpartisan civic and voter engagement efforts to register, educate, and turn out their peers for the 2022 Midterm Elections, as well as ensure equitable access to the ballot box.
“We are so proud of the 13 Andrew Goodman Ambassadors for being named on the ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll,” says Caroline Smith, The Andrew Goodman Foundation’s Director of Programs. “These students keep Andrew Goodman’s legacy alive every day with their ongoing commitment to creating a just and equitable democracy, and it’s wonderful to see their hard work being recognized.”
Of the Andrew Goodman Ambassadors on the list, one attends a Historically Black College or University (Clark Atlanta University) and three attend a Minority Serving Institution (Montclair State University, Texas Woman’s University, University of La Verne). These students represent the diversity of Ambassadors and Campuses within the Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere program who are organizing and mobilizing their peers to create a more inclusive and representative democracy.
The following Andrew Goodman Ambassadors made the 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll:
- Alex Edgar, University of California-Berkeley
- Alexa Hoekstra, Texas Woman’s University
- Ella Wofford, Arizona State University
- Hayley Piazza, Pace University
- Isaac Quillen, Western Carolina University
- Janiah Henry, Clark Atlanta University
- Kennise Perry, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
- Maureen Freeman, Bowling Green State University
- Michael Cerbo, Montclair State University
- Rachel Burke, St. Lawrence University
- Safi Chalfin-Smith, Tufts University
- Will Keck, Simpson College
- Zarah Virdriezca, University of La Verne
About The Andrew Goodman Foundation
The Andrew Goodman Foundation’s mission is to make young voices and votes a powerful force in democracy by training the next generation of leaders, engaging young voters, and challenging restrictive voter suppression laws. The organization is named after Andrew Goodman, a Freedom Summer volunteer and champion of equality and voting rights who was murdered, alongside James Earl Chaney and Michael Schwerner, by the KKK in 1964 while registering Black Americans to vote in Mississippi. To learn more, visit www.andrewgoodman.org.