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Awards & Recognitions

  • 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient (Awarded to Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner posthumously)
  • 2016 Morgan Stanley U.S. Strategy Challenge Winner
  • Newman Civic Fellowships (15 Andrew Goodman Ambassadors)
  • Truman Scholar (1 Andrew Goodman Ambassador)
  • Fulbright Scholars (4 Andrew Goodman Ambassadors)
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Who is Andrew Goodman?

Andrew (Andy) Goodman was a Freedom Summer volunteer, who traveled to Mississippi in 1964 to register Black Americans to vote. On his first day, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Andy and two other civil rights workers, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner.

Click here to read more about Andy.

Where is The Andrew Goodman Foundation located?

The Andrew Goodman Foundation’s main office is located in Upper Saddle River, NJ. Our office supports programming on 80 campuses in 25 states and Washington D.C.

Click here to learn more about Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere.

Does The Andrew Goodman Foundation support a political party?

The Andrew Goodman Foundation is a 501c3 non-partisan organization. Our focus is to continue Andy’s legacy by advocating for equal voting rights for all Americans, no matter their political affiliation.

Click here to learn more about our mission.

How are donations to The Andrew Goodman Foundation used?

All donations received by The Andrew Goodman Foundation directly support our programs.

Click here to view our financial documents.

How can I get involved with The Andrew Goodman Foundation?

Getting involved with The Andrew Goodman Foundation is easy. Click here to provide us with more information about your interests.

How can my college or university become involved with Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere?

Are you interested in bringing Andrew Goodman Vote Everywhere to your school? Send an email to

Who should I contact for media inquiries?

For media inquiries please contact our Communications Director Justyna Krygowska via email or call (201) 995-1808 ext. 19.


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