Join us on September 7 for A Celebration of Democracy!

JOIN US ON SEPTEMBER 7 for our FREE event, we'd love to have you! Great speakers and great people working to make our community better! Click here to register and see the event information.

Democracy thrives when citizens are actively engaged in their communities, listening to one another, learning about issues, and working for positive change. 

Have a fun afternoon in the park and learn about the great folks that are working to make Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties better places to live! It's a festival of good will!

You can register to vote, apply for an absentee ballot, learn about the local groups that are working in the fields of mental health, homelessness, clean water, climate action, election security, community development and a whole lot more!

-Talk with volunteers from dozens of local nonprofit groups!
-Enjoy awesome musical entertainment!
-Meet and listen to elected officials!
-Games and entertainment for kids!

FEATURED SPEAKERS include State Representative Betsy Coffia, State Representative John Roth, and State Senator John Damoose!

A CELEBRATION OF DEMOCRACY is presented by Traverse Indivisible, Leelanau Indivisible, and Addiction Treatment Services, in cooperation with dozens of local nonprofit groups. 

This is a nonpartisan event that is devoted to educating the public about our electoral system, the importance of supporting democracy, and to offering great opportunities to learn about the nonprofits that work every day to make our community better! There will be no campaigning allowed. Speakers, including elected officials, will talk about the above topics.

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Why you should vote in 2024

Traverse Indivisible is focused on Getting Out the Vote in 2024. Here’s what we are doing to maximize GOTV 2024, and what you can do yourself to help in the effort!

Why vote in 2024? This video, produced by our friends at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Grand Traverse, features two voters, one will be 18 in November and the other is 101, speaking about why it’s important for citizens of all ages to vote this year.

A Celebration of Democracy! Traverse Indivisible and Leelanau Indivisible are collaborating with a large range of community nonprofit organizations to stage A Celebration of Democracy at F&M Park in Traverse City on Saturday September 7. ACoD will be a fun affair for adults and kids of all ages!

●  Tabling by local groups to directly engage with and educate the public about your group’s work

●  Voter education and information, such as how our elections are made secure, the options available for early voting and voting by mail, early voter registration for students, and more. The public will actually be able to register to vote at the event.

●  Performances by local musicians

●  Addresses by elected officials about the importance of voting

●  Games and entertainment for kids, including a scavenger hunt!


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