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As one of the nation's premier institutions of this kind, the Center for Politics has launched numerous programs that have a real impact on increasing political education and participation.

2014 Upcoming Events

His Excellency Sergey I. Kislyak, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the U.S.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Newcomb Hall Theater
University of Virginia

2013/2014 Past Events

The 16th Annual Virginia Political History Project
Friday, June 20, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Nau Hall Auditorium
University of Virginia

Why Every Vote Matters
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
African American Heritage Center
Jefferson School

15th Annual American Democracy Conference
Friday, December 6, 2013
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Alumni Hall
University of Virginia

The Kennedy Half Century
Monday, October 14, 2013
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
University of Virginia
Newcomb Ballroom

YLI Constitution Day Convention
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
University of Virginia
Old Cabell Hall

2013 Virginia Political History Project:
Living History Day for K – 12 students

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
University of Virginia Center for Politics
465 Crestwood Drive
Charlottesville, Virginia

Voices of The Civil Rights Movement
Monday April 15, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.
Jefferson School City Center
African American Heritage Center
233 Fourth Street, NW
Charlottesville, VA

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