Showing posts tagged with: "Nonprofits at Work"

Louisiana BOE begins Voter Registration and Voter Education week .

The Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office is pushing statewide public service announcements this week as Louisiana’s annual Voter Registration and Voter Education week gets under way. The Secretary of State’s office says it will be using the week to remind voters of the importance of accurate voter registration and of major changes going into effect read more

FedEx, Overseas Vote Foundation Team Up to Ease Ballot Shipping Woes . July 14, 2008

Seeking to alleviate a top concern for overseas absentee voters, FedEx will team up with the Overseas Vote Foundation- a nonprofit that helps overseas and military voters to participate and vote- and ship ballots for free or at heavy discounts this fall, the company announced this week. Read more.

501(c)(3)s and 501(c)(4)s: AFJ’s Question of the Week . July 8, 2008

From Alliance for Justice’s Advocacy Blog, 6/30/2008: Question: A 501(c)(4) organization would like to join our coalition of 501(c)(3)s to carry on nonpartisan voter registration and mobilization activities. Can we allow the 501(c)(4) into the coalition? Answer: Yes, so long as the 501(c)(4) abides by the rules for 501(c)(3)s. As detailed in Alliance for Justice’s read more

AIGA’s Election Design Top Ten . June 26, 2008

Read AIGA’s (American Institute of Graphic Artists) “Election Design Top Ten” a set of good principles for creating get-out-the-vote posters. The Top Ten list was collected from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) report on ballot and polling place design guidelines, crafted by AIGA in July 2007 and distributed to 6,000 election officials across the read more

Disability Nonprofit Celebrates, Gets Out the Vote . June 25, 2008

An enthusiastic crowd of over 150 people attended the annual meeting of the Progress Center for Independent Living one recent Saturday afternoon at the Mohr Community Center. Celebrating the Forest Park-based, non-profit organization’s 20th anniversary, the annual party served as an opportunity to share information, promote advocacy, and empower people with disabilities. Consumers of the read more

Univision and ‘Ya es Hora’ National Partners Join Mayors from Top Hispanic Cities . June 24, 2008

Univision Communications Inc., the nation’s leading Spanish-language media company, and the “Ya es Hora” (It’s Time) national partners, announced the expansion of its civic engagement campaign through new partnerships with mayors in the top Hispanic cities to register and mobilize voters. Mayors partnering in this effort include New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Miami Mayor read more

Craigslist BootCamp .

Join Craigslist Foundation for a day of knowledge, resources and networking, all focused on how to start and run a vibrant nonprofit. Nonprofit Boot Camp is designed to educate and empower the next generation of nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs, connecting them with valuable industry resources, peers and potential supporters. The 2008 New York Tri-State read more

Video the Vote .

Video the Vote‘s goal is to be the eyes and ears where ballots are cast and counted. Ordinary citizens, armed with video cameras, become journalists and reporters as they document irregularities at polling places and boards of elections on Election Day. The effort enables the media and public to watch-dog the electoral process across the read more