Civic and social literacy is important to be an informed citizen and to help understand how government policies and our communities shape health care.
Important Civic Engagement Dates
Constitution and Citizenship
- Constitution Day and Citizenship Day - September 17
- Constitution Week - September 17-23
- National Voter Registration Day - September 22
- General election voter registration deadline - Typically requires registration information postmarked by early to mid-October in PA and MD (varies by state, though, and some states allow same-day registration)
- Tuesday following the first Monday in November - general election date.
- General Election Date in 2020: Tuesday, November 3.
- Spring primary voter registration (varies by state, and some states allow same-day registration)
- Spring primary election dates (varies by state, with earliest in March and latest in mid-September)
- Pennsylvania - May
- Maryland - June