Get Out & Vote with CAA, Sophia Bush and more

Friday, September 18, 2020

12 p.m. PT


How do we create a cultural shift around voting and civic engagement? With National Voter Registration Day approaching on Sept. 22, how do we encourage more people to register? How do we boost voter turnout?

Join USC Annenberg Professor Clarissa S. Beyah, co-founders of I am a voter. — actress Sophia Bush and Creative Artists Agency’s Natalie Tran — and Democracy Works’ Mike Ward for a discussion about harnessing the power and reach of the entertainment industry to create positive social change.

Moderator: Clarissa S. Beyah, Professor of Professional Practice of Journalism, USC Annenberg


  • Sophia Bush, Actress, activist and co-founder of I am a voter.
  • Natalie Tran, Executive director of the CAA Foundation and co-founder of I am a voter.
  • Mike Ward, Vice president of voter engagement at Democracy Works

USC Annenberg continues its commitment to Diverse Voices programming. This year, in collaboration with Creative Artists Agency, we will explore the role media and creative industries are playing in social impact and social justice movements.

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Diversity and Empowerment at Annenberg (IDEA).