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Connect2Politics concludes 2018-2019 series

Connect2Politics promotes student engagement with critical political issues and actors by hosting intimate gatherings with political practitioners of all types and stripes.

Democratic Primary Field Includes Several Hart Leadership Speakers

Before they were national names, they were Hart Leadership Program speakers. In the last 10 years, the HLP has brought four contenders in the already-crowded 2020 Democratic primary field to Duke’s campus

CONNECT 2 POLITICS ENGAGES STUDENTS IN THE POLITICAL ARENA

As Duke prepared to play at Notre Dame in a January 2015 basketball match-up, Notre Dame’s hometown mayor Peter Buttigieg seemed to be on the wrong campus. But Buttigieg’s Duke visit was no mistake. He was here for Connect2Politics (C2P), an initiative of the Hart Leadership Program (HLP).

Julian Castro: Connect2Politics Keynote Speaker

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, Keynote Speaker of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, delivered the final speech in the Connect2Politics series.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker speaks at Sanford

Newark Mayor Cory Booker appealed to Duke students to commit themselves to political engagement and social justice.