Webinar Recap: America Goes to the Polls 2018

Thanks to all who were able to attend our April 2 webinar “America Goes to the Polls.” Special thanks to Michael McDonald, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Florida; Amber McReynolds, Executive Director at Vote at Home; and Caroline Mak, Research Coordinator at Nonprofit VOTE. WEBINAR MATERIALS: Please feel free to download the PowerPoint and watch the […]

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Mission Possible: Goodwill Gets into Voter Engagement

Nonprofit VOTE and Independent Sector are partnering to bring you a new blog series, Mission Possible. This series will explore the different ways a variety of nonprofits are embedding voter engagement into their work. We believe that even limited voter engagement can help you enhance your mission and drive positive change for your communities and […]

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Webinar Recap: Getting Your Issue on the Ballot

Thanks to all who were able to attend our March 14th webinar “Ballot Measure Advocacy for Nonprofits.” Special thanks to Kellie Dupree from BISC (Ballot Initiative Strategy Center) and John Brautigam from Democracy Maine for sharing their data and insights. This year is already off to a good start and we’ve got LOTS more planned for this year! Read about our plans here. WEBINAR MATERIALS: Please […]

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Webinar Recap: Planning Your Census 2020 Work

Thanks to all who were able to attend our February 21 webinar “Planning Your Census 2020 Work.” Special thanks to Anita Banerji from ForeFront and Beth Huang from Massachusetts Voter Table for sharing their data and insights. This year is already off to a good start and we’ve got LOTS more planned for this year! Read about our plans here. WEBINAR MATERIALS: Please feel free to download […]

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Webinar Roundup: Running for Office — A Primer for Nonprofit Leadership

Thanks to all who were able to attend our January 31 webinar “Running for Office — A Primer for Nonprofit Leadership.” Special thanks to Christina Sanders from Vote Run Lead and Derek Marshall at Nation Builder for sharing their data and insights. This was our first webinar of 2019 and we’ve got LOTS more planned for this […]

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The Question We Can Stop Asking About Nonprofits and Voting

What compels someone to vote for a specific candidate? Why do they vote for some measures but against others? Ask any professional pollster and they’ll tell you that even when all the demographic data lines up, there are still ghosts in the machine — blind turns they can’t see coming. But there is one question […]

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Webinar Roundup: Understanding Who Turned Out to Vote in 2018

Thanks to all who were able to attend our November 20 webinar “Understanding Who Turned Out to Vote in 2018.” Special thanks to Michael McDonald from the US Elections Project,  Abby Kiesa from the Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) and to Eric Salcedo and Christine Chen of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) for […]

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How One Website Is Fighting to Give Ex-Felons Back Their Power to Vote

Cold weather makes you sick. You only use 10% of your brain. Ex-felons can’t vote. We’ve heard these all our lives and while none of them are actually true, only one of them is hurting our democracy. “When you run into people with past convictions many of them believe that they cannot vote. That’s not […]

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