Political Organizations

The student body at Davidson is dynamic and diverse, with different political beliefs. To foster knowledge sharing and proactive discourse, the school supports many student-led political organizations on campus.

Amnesty International

Amnesty International aims to increase awareness about human rights abuses worldwide. The group advocates for political prisoners and people subject to unjust suffering, and believes students have the responsibility to understand the issues and work to resolve them.

College Republicans

The group promotes and provides information about the Republican agenda both locally and nationally. It also sponsors Republican speakers on campus.

College Democrats

The group supports the philosophy and the candidates of the Democratic party and aims to increase student awareness of and participation in Democratic efforts.

Global Zero

Global Zero works to raise awareness about nuclear disarmament and promote a stable, secure international community.

International Justice Mission

The campus chapter of the International Justice Mission aims to involve the Davidson community in the international movement against human trafficking.

Just Peace

Just Peace meets weekly to discuss current events and issues related to peace in a supportive, compassionate environment. Topics include foreign affairs, domestic and foreign policy, local news events and religious issues, among others.

Roosevelt Institute at Davidson College

The Roosevelt Institute aims to bring students' innovative ideas into political discourse and foster a progressive campus community focused on local and domestic issues. For more information, contact Stacey Reimer.