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Jeffrey Clemmons


A native of Dallas, Jeffrey Clemmons is a senior studying political science at the historic Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas. Jeffrey has brought his passion for youth civic engagement and desire to uplift underrepresented communities within the organizing space to his role as an HBCU ambassador with The Andrew Goodman Foundation.

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VOICES: How students can fight back against attacks on their voting rights

July 15, 2021 - Texas's SB7 anti-voter bill, which was set to be considered in a special session until Democratic lawmakers fled the state to block it, is part of a wave of nearly 400 such measures introduced in state legislatures this year in reaction to 2020's unprecedented turnout by young people. There are several steps they can take to fight back, says Jeffrey Clemmons, a student in Texas and an Andrew Goodman Foundation ambassador.