Category: Registration

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Justice for George Floyd Demands a Healthy Democracy . June 3, 2020

Our Statement on the George Floyd Protests Like many Americans, we have been rocked by the brutal death of George Floyd, yet encouraged by the protestors’ struggle for justice and real change, a struggle seen in communities across the nation. Times like these call on all of us to ask hard questions – and to read more

Webinar Recap: Voter Registration in the Age of COVID . June 1, 2020

Thanks for joining our May 22 webinar “Voter Registration in the Age of COVID.” Special thanks to Lauren Kunis from National Voter Registration Day, Jennifer Lumpkin of Cleveland VOTES, Amara Reese-Hansell from Forward Montana Foundation and Caroline Mak from Nonprofit VOTE for sharing their knowledge and expertise.WEBINAR MATERIALS: Please feel free to download the PowerPoint and watch the read more

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Jumpstart your Voter Engagement Efforts This Summer .

Start Your Summer Voter Engagement Work Summer is the perfect time to start planning how you will engage potential voters in the 2020 Elections taking place on November 3rd. As states begin to reopen and people become more mobile, we nonprofits can help make sure our communities have the information they need to cast their read more

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Why I believe in the 2020 Asian American Vote .

How I Learned the Power of the Asian American Vote For me, the last two months have been Zoom meetings by day, Netflix by night. Painfully relatable was Taylor Tomlinson’s “Quarter-Life Crisis” as the days blur together. There was also something else I found relatable: The “Patriot Act” episode called “Don’t Ignore the Asian American read more

Q&A: Voter Registration in the Age of COVID-19 . May 29, 2020

Voter Registration and COVID-19 FAQ Missed our live webinar about the impact of COVID-19 on voter registration and what can be done to remedy it? Our wonderful speakers — Lauren Kunis from National Voter Registration Day, Jennifer Lumpkin of Cleveland VOTES, Amara Reese-Hansell from Forward Montana Foundation and Caroline Mak from Nonprofit VOTE — were read more

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Webinar Recap: COVID-19 & Expanding Mail-In Ballots in November . May 11, 2020

Thanks for joining our April 23 webinar “COVID-19 & Expanding Mail-In Ballots in November” Special thanks to Amber McReynolds from the Vote at Home Institute, Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman and Ben Hovland from the Elections Assistance Commission for sharing their knowledge and expertise.WEBINAR MATERIALS: Please feel free to download the PowerPoint and watch the webinar on Nonprofit read more

Feeding America Looking to Make Hunger a Voting Issue in 2020 . May 6, 2020

Guest blog by Danny Navarro, Advocacy Manager for Feeding America. He has over eight years of experience working in civic engagement organizations and political organizations across the country, notably in Florida and in Washington D.C. He currently lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, Laurie Ochoa, and they are looking forward to moving into their read more

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Q&A: COVID-19 & Expanding Mail-In Ballots Webinar . April 30, 2020

We recently hosted a record-breaking webinar (1000 RSVPs!) about expanding mail-in voting policies in the age of COVID-19 featuring Amber McReynolds from Vote at Home Institute, Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman and Ben Hovland from the Election Assistance Commission. Simply put, we didn’t have enough time to answer all your questions during the live read more

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Mission Possible: VotER Keeps Engagement Key During COVID Outbreak .

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 read more

Democracy Must Go On – Special COVID-19 Update . March 17, 2020

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Partners, These are challenging times. Like you, we are taking the CDC’s warnings about COVID-19 seriously – holding meetings virtually, working remotely, and more. It is our sincere hope that these social distancing interventions will save lives. Protecting our communities is paramount. We are also looking closely at how COVID-19 impacts read more