Upholding the 57 Year Legacy of the Voting Rights Act as a Nonprofit

On this day 57 years ago, the Voting Rights Act was signed into law by then-President Lyndon B. Johnson at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. This historic piece of legislation is often cited as changing the scope of American democracy, doing so to ensure the voices of all, regardless of race, faith, gender, […]

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The 26th Amendment: Celebrating the Power of the Youth Vote 50 years on

On July 1, 1971, the 26th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. This amendment was responsible for lowering the voting age down from 21 and thus entrusted 18-year-olds the right to vote in all U.S elections. Spearheaded by youth activists through much of the early 20th century, the passage of the 26th Amendment […]

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Virginia Countdown to the Election: Week of June 8 – It’s Election Day

It’s Election Day Today’s the day, Primary Election Day June 8, 2021, and there’s still time to make sure people have the information they need to vote in the election. As you provide last-minute reminders today, remember to keep things clear and concise to ensure your community is laser-focused on the right actions to take.  […]

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New Jersey Countdown to the Election: Week of June 8 – It’s Election Day!

It’s Election Day! Today’s the day, Primary Election Day June 8, 2021, and there’s still time to make sure people have the information they need to vote in the election. As you provide last-minute reminders today, remember to keep things clear and concise to ensure your community is laser-focused on the right actions to take.  […]

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New Jersey Countdown to the Election: Week of June 1 – Get Out the Vote!

Get Out the Vote! We’re one week from the New Jersey Primary Election so let’s first take this moment to say THANK YOU. Nonprofits like yours are the true engine driving nonpartisan voter engagement at the local level — engaging the voters that campaigns often overlook. Thank you for all of the hard work you […]

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Virginia Countdown to the Election: Week of June 1 – Get Out the Vote!

Get Out the Vote! We’re one week from the Virginia Primary Election so let’s first take this moment to say THANK YOU. Nonprofits like yours are the true engine driving nonpartisan voter engagement at the local level — engaging the voters that campaigns often overlook. Thank you for all of the hard work you have […]

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Virginia Countdown to the Election: Week of May 24 – Know What’s on your Ballot

Know What’s on Your Ballot In a recent report from the Knight Foundation that looked at 2016 non-voters, they found that most non-voters felt they did not have enough information to cast a ballot. This disparity was even larger for 18 to 24-year-olds. Sharing information with potential voters about what races and ballot initiatives they can expect […]

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New Jersey Countdown to the Election: Week of May 24 – Know What’s on Your Ballot

Know What’s on Your Ballot In a recent report from the Knight Foundation that looked at 2016 non-voters, they found that most non-voters felt they did not have enough information to cast a ballot. This disparity was even larger for 18 to 24-year-olds. Sharing information with potential voters about what races and ballot initiatives they can expect […]

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