Since 1980

 - Since 1980

ABOUT US

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson

50 million voters. 34 years. 1 mission.

Our mission:

To light a fire in the hearts of our young, empowering them to preserve and protect government of the people, by the people and for the people for generations to come.

Our philosophy:

“Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like evil spirits at the dawn of day.”

– Thomas Jefferson

Key Facts about the NSPME

• Founded in 1980.

• Involving 20,000 schools and 5 million voters in presidential election years (1 million in non-presidential years).

• More than 60 national education and civic organizations and corporate partners.

• An estimated 50 million students and their parents have learned more about voting, and what it means to be an American, since 1980 through the NSPME.