“Minority Voters Purged From Polls” “Arkansas Voter ID Law Upheld” Each day seems to bring new reports on attacks on citizens’ right to vote, especially African Americans and people of color. Most of us react in one of two ways – flight or fight. Continue reading “Fight Back Against Voter Roll Purges”
OMG! I’ve voted in California for decades, and founded the National Voter Corps. How can I possibly be “unregistered?!” Continue reading “What Do You Mean I’m Not Registered?!”
A shameful achievement – Alabama illustrates 7 ways to limit the right to vote: Continue reading “Alabama’s Shameful Achievement”
Prison inmates are largely ignored when it comes to voter registration efforts. Most people – including prisoners themselves– assume they are ineligible to vote. While convicted felons cannot vote, inmates who are awaiting trial (and therefore innocent until proven guilty) or serving time for misdemeanors are actually qualified to register and vote. Continue reading “A Unique (but much needed) Approach to Voter Registration”
Are you frustrated by low voter turnout and attempts to suppress voting? Here’s a ridiculously easy way to join the fight…come to a party and donate.
Mi Familia Vota is a national civic engagement organization that unites Latino, immigrant and allied communities to promote social and and economic justice through citizenship workshops, voter registration and voter participation. (Check out their Introduction video.) Continue reading “Mi Familia Vota in California’s Central Valley”