Showing posts tagged with: "COVID-19"

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Where Your Census Work and Black Lives Matter Intersect . June 17, 2020

We’re not the first ones to say it, but we are at a pivotal point in our country’s history and it’s democracy. The last several months we have seen the country change drastically in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, altering the very fabric of our daily lives as a record number of people lost their 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

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