Awards & Recognitions
- 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient (Awarded to Andrew Goodman, James Earl Chaney, and Michael Schwerner posthumously)
- 2016 Morgan Stanley U.S. Strategy Challenge Winner
- 2020 SLSV Award for Contributing to an Equitable Democracy
- 2022 Top-Rated Nonprofit by Great Nonprofits
- 2023 Platinum Seal of Transparency by Candid
News & Press
- Student Voting Course Funded By The Mellon Foundation Concludes On Tuesday, November 28, With Public Panel Discussion
- Bo Dalrymple ’25 Receives Community Impact Student Award From NC Campus Engagement
- Opinion | Alabama Should Implement Early In-Person Voting
- Sarah Alkhafaji And PLTV | Why Voting Is A Privilege, And Why You Should Care About It
- Gov. Andy Beshear, Rapper Jack Harlow Visit Campus To Promote Democratic Ticket And Early Voting
- Fighting For The Youth Vote In The Hudson Valley
- ‘I’m Just So Damn Tired Of Small Steps’: UA Community Discusses New Congressional Map
- PublicNow | UW-Parkside Andrew Goodman Ambassadors Host Family And Politics Workshop
- UW-Parkside Andrew Goodman Ambassadors Host Family And Politics Workshop
- Student Political Groups Unite For Summit On Student Political Engagement
Press Releases & Statements
- Win For Wisconsin Voters In Werner V. Dankmeyer Case To Protect Student Voting Rights
- The Andrew Goodman Foundation & Common Cause Wisconsin Join As Amici To Defend Student Voting Rights In Wisconsin
- The Andrew Goodman Foundation Hires A New Executive Director To Lead Next Chapter
- The Andrew Goodman Foundation Commends The Supreme Court’s Decision In Allen V. Milligan To Reject Alabama Map That Diluted Black Voters’ Voices
- 13 Andrew Goodman Ambassadors Named On 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll
- The Andrew Goodman Foundation To Honor Six 2023 “Hidden Heroes”
- The Andrew Goodman Foundation’s Statement On The Passing Of Harry Belafonte
- Four Andrew Goodman Ambassadors Selected As 2023 Newman Civic Fellows
- 46 Andrew Goodman Campuses Receive Voter Friendly Campus Designation
- The Andrew Goodman Foundation, March For Our Lives, & National Vote At Home Institute Join As Amici In Fifth Circuit Court Of Appeals In Texas’ Vote-By-Mail Age Discrimination Case
Blogs & Stories
- Civics For Change: Queer People In Politics
- Lasting Impact: An Andrew Goodman Alumni Q&A With Sadia Saba, Bard College
- Civics For Change: Digital Organizing
- Lasting Impact: An Andrew Goodman Alumni Q&A With Chandler Nutall, Spelman College
- Civics For Change: The 26th Amendment
- Lasting Impact: An Andrew Goodman Alumni Q&A With Patrick Mehler, Cornell University
- Civics For Change: Music & Movements
- Lasting Impact: An Andrew Goodman Alumni Q&A With Usjid Hameed, Towson University
- Lasting Impact: An Andrew Goodman Alumni Q&A With Wyn Garfinkle Plymesser, University Of Louisville
- Civics For Change: The Civil Rights Act Of 1964
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 Earl Chaney and Michael Schwerner.
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Where is The Andrew Goodman Foundation located?
The Andrew Goodman Foundation staff is located all across the country and supports programming on 91 campuses in 26 states and Washington D.C.
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Does The Andrew Goodman Foundation support a political party?
The Andrew Goodman Foundation is a 501(c)3 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.
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How are donations to The Andrew Goodman Foundation used?
All donations received by The Andrew Goodman Foundation directly support our programs.
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How can I get involved with The Andrew Goodman Foundation?
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