On April 2nd, 2019, there were hundreds of municipal elections taking place across Illinois with elections for mayor, city councils, treasurers, clerks, village boards of trustees, and more. Here is everything you need to know about SAAPRI’s civic engagement work:
Phone Banking and Canvassing
On March 30th, March 31st, and April 2nd, 2019, the South Asian Civic Engagement Coalition phone banked and canvassed opportunities at the Indo-American Center. The agenda was to get out the vote with our local Asian American communities.
Student Civic Engagement Workshops
SAAPRI has continued to organize civic engagement workshops focused on political participation and the upcoming elections with Asian and South Asian student groups in the Chicagoland area. On February 19th, 2019, SAAPRI joined the University of Chicago South Asian Students Association to phone bank with students and partners.