Nonpartisan voter engagement is legal, ethical and professional and central to social work values and mission.
Communities with high voter turnout report greater well-being, and more resources and attention from elected officials.
Voting gives people and communities the power to voice their opinion and effect social change!
Check out the resources in this website find the tools, information and much more to help you bring nonpartisan voter registration, education and outreach to your practice, your classroom and your agency.
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The hour begins with a 5 minute tour of the website to highlight new resources, upcoming events and actions you can take in the next few weeks. The rest of the hour will be spent answering YOUR questions!
How to respond to statements like "the election is rigged" or "my vote doesn't matter?" How do I address myths around voting with a felony record? How do I stay nonpartisan? Where do I sign up to be an election protection volunteer? How to sign up to be a poll worker in my area? Where can I find opportunities to call or text voters? How can I register my classmates, friends, colleagues, clients? How can I support agencies in field to engage voters? Who do we contact if we see or hear about voter suppression or intimidation at the polls?
Drop in for as little or as long as you can stay to get the answers you need now! And find more information http://www.votingissocialwork.org