The Voter Blame Game



The voter blame game has begun with talking heads blaming voters who stayed home in 2016 for Trump's win. But shaming voters is not a winning strategy, only voter engagement produces voter turnout. I  Nse Ufot comes to the front of the class to share her #FirstCivicAction and discuss how her organization engages and empowers nearly 10,000 voters in a week. Our Guest: Nse Ufot is the Executive Director of the New Georgia Project, a non-partisan effort to register and civically engage the rising electorate in the state of Georgia. Nse has dedicated her life and career working on various civil, human, and workers’ rights issues. Ms. Ufot, a proud naturalized citizen, was born in Nigeria and raised in Southwest Atlanta. She earned a Bachelor of Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Dayton School of Law. Ms. Ufot is fluent in both French and English. She is proud to lead the New Georgia Project to its goal of strengthening the state's democracy by regist