Maddie Easton

Program Assistant
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Maddie Easton is the program assistant for the Culture and Democracy programs at the Joyce Foundation. Before joining Joyce, she was a Department Assistant at DePaul University managing the Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies Program, the Refugee and Forced Migration Studies Program, and the Critical Ethnic Studies Program. Maddie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Applied Diplomacy and is currently working on her Master’s in Cinematography.

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Democracy Desk: Insights from Joyce's Annual Midwest Democracy Grantees Convening

Joyce’s Democracy program welcomed 40 leaders from organizations across the Great Lakes for Midwest Democracy Convening. State delegations shared insights from their spring elections, recent voting policy changes and concerns leading up to November.

Webinar

Political Violence and the 2024 Elections

Rresearchers from the National Policing Institute discuss a new, first of its kind research report that examines the implementation of state laws mandating reporting of lost and stolen firearms and offers recommendations for their improvement.

Grantee Spotlight

Mobilizing the Community College Student Vote

Joyce Democracy Grantees Campus Vote Project and Students Learn Students Vote are mobilizing community college student voters through targeted education and engagement designed to meet the needs of a diverse and nontraditional student population.

Grantee Spotlight

Democracy Desk: “Unlock Civics” Advocates Expanding Voting Rights and Civic Education for Incarcerated Community Members

Two Joyce Democracy grantees, Chicago Votes and Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, discuss their inspiring voting rights work in Illinois.

Policy Watch

Landmark settlement in lawsuit against Wisconsin fraudulent electors scheme

Two Joyce Foundation grantees recently reached settlement agreements in a legal case seeking to hold accountable individuals who played a key role in a scheme to submit a fraudulent slate of electors from Wisconsin in the 2020 presidential election.

Policy Watch

Democracy Advocates Achieve Fair Maps Victory in Wisconsin

Wisconsin achieves a huge victory with the enactment of fair maps. This victory for Wisconsin voters is the result of many years of advocacy and litigation by nonpartisan watchdog groups that took the fight for fair maps to the Supreme Court.

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Democracy Desk: Key themes to watch this election year

the first installment of Democracy Desk, an election year series highlighting key issues throughout the Great Lakes region, and spotlighting the work of our grantee partners to ensure free, fair, accessible, safe, and trusted elections.

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Joyce Awards Information Session - August 2023

Culture director Mia Khimm and grants manager Lynne Wiora discuss the Joyce Awards program and application process. LOIs are due on Sept. 11, 2023. New applicants should create accounts by Sept. 6, 2023.