Empower yourself and get engaged to help shape the policies that govern our community, our state, and the nation!
The Policy and Politics Institute is an opportunity for students to learn about American democracy, their constitutional rights, and how elections shape current laws. Students will engage with each other during class, becoming empowered citizens as they discuss and develop a public policy plan.
- Basic Ideas of Democracy: Liberty, Equality, Justice, and Diversity
- Exercising Your Political Rights
- Political Parties and Ideologies
- Political Messaging in the Media
- Public Policy
- Speak with policy leaders
- Hear from prominent Wake Forest alumni working in the fields of law and government
- Analyze political messaging in the media
- Discuss and debate hot topics in today’s political arena
- Develop a public policy plan
Hands-on experiences are subject to change.
Please visit our website for more information on costs and sessions.