Sam Novey

SNF Agora Visiting Fellow, AY 21-22

Sam Novey is a Baltimore-based civic entrepreneur building diverse and long-lasting coalitions focused on expanding civic engagement at both the local and national level. He is co-founder of the Students Learn Student Vote Coalition, the national hub and largest non-partisan network in the country dedicated to increasing student voter participation. He is also a co-founder of the Baltimore Votes Coalition, which convenes community based organizations in Baltimore City to promote full participation in elections. Other notable growing civic projects Novey has been involved in founding and designing include the ALL IN Campus Democracy ChallengeParty at the MailboxMaryland Civics Education CoalitionAsk Every Student, and the National League of Cities “Cities Vote” initiative. He lives in Abell with his spouse Becky, is a member Beth Am Synagogue, and serves on the boards of the Baltimore City Chapter of the League of Women Voters and Maryland Rise.