US onAir Chapters

Summary

The George Mason University onAir Chapter, started by US onAir interns at GMU, is the first chapter established to manage state onAir elections and governance Hubs. The GMU onAir chapter leads the management of the Virginia onAir Hub. The GMU onAir Chapter is also leading the management of the United States onAir national Hub at: us.onair.cc. East Carolina University onAir Chapter has started the second onAir chapter. The ECU onAir Chapter will manage the North Carolina Hub. Both chapters will be outreaching to other colleges and universities in their state to form additional onAir chapters.

OnAir chapter are open to all undergrad and graduate students, faculty, staff, and  alumni associated with the educational institution.  Any of these people will automatically qualify for a free onAir membership as long as they have or once had a “.edu” email address. OnAir chapter interns will also receive a free profile post. Chapters will also have the option to establish a Registered Student Organization for students which will be called “Students onAir”.

Since its founding in 2018, over 30 GMU students have interned with US onAir.  They will be launching the 50 state governance and elections Hubs in September 2022.

To set up your university onAir chapter, contact usdemocracy@onair.cc.

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OnAir Post: US onAir Chapters

Summary

The George Mason University onAir Chapter, started by US onAir interns at GMU, is the first chapter established to manage state onAir elections and governance Hubs. The GMU onAir chapter leads the management of the Virginia onAir Hub. The GMU onAir Chapter is also leading the management of the United States onAir national Hub at: us.onair.cc. East Carolina University onAir Chapter has started the second onAir chapter. The ECU onAir Chapter will manage the North Carolina Hub. Both chapters will be outreaching to other colleges and universities in their state to form additional onAir chapters.

OnAir chapter are open to all undergrad and graduate students, faculty, staff, and  alumni associated with the educational institution.  Any of these people will automatically qualify for a free onAir membership as long as they have or once had a “.edu” email address. OnAir chapter interns will also receive a free profile post. Chapters will also have the option to establish a Registered Student Organization for students which will be called “Students onAir”.

Since its founding in 2018, over 30 GMU students have interned with US onAir.  They will be launching the 50 state governance and elections Hubs in September 2022.

To set up your university onAir chapter, contact usdemocracy@onair.cc.

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Chapter activities

Students and other people in the Mason community who are not part an onAir internship program, can contribute to the chapter  in many ways including:

  • Curate posts on issues, representatives, candidates, and committees;
  • Aggregate content for a Hub’s top news articles, commentary, videos, and livestreams;
  • Moderate a post’s forum comments;
  • Be a producer, host, or discussant for an aircast;
  • Submit a 1-minute Speak Up video and participate in an aircast with representatives;
  • Help promote the chapter and its activities;
  • Author an adovcate post
  • Donate to Democracy onAir or your organization become a sponsor

Most of the above ways to to contribute require less than an hour per week depending on the nature and extent of engagement.

Current Chapters

OnAir @GMU

The OnAir @GMU Chapter is the lead university chapter overseeing the US onAir network of 50 governance and election Hubs.

The GMU Chapter also oversees the Virginia onAir Hub. Gabriel Yu is the Virginia onAir Hub team leader. Devin Pieczynski is the Virginia on Air Curation Manager; Frida Cervanes is its Aircasting manager;f and  Valetina Autolino promotion manager.

OnAir @ECU

Discuss

OnAir membership is required.  The lead Moderator for the discussions is Scott Joy.
We encourage civil, honest, and safe discourse.  See Terms of Service for curation guidelines.

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