Roof Receives Outstanding Community Contribution Award

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Jocelyn Roof, a student employee of the Public Policy Center (PPC), received the Outstanding Community Contribution by a Student Leader award. Roof was recognized for her efforts through "Hawk the Vote" to promote voter registration, education, awareness, and turnout, both among the student population and the broader community. Through large-scale events such as the mock caucus, meet the candidate events, and a post caucus event, Roof helped increase voter turnout among the 18 to 25 age group by nine percent, compared to 2016.

For the PPC, Roof is doing work for a project on social determinants of health for rural seniors, and has participated in a civic engagement project for the Path Forward inititative.