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Wellstone Action Fund Non-Partisan Voter Engagement Manual: Instructions, references, tools and sample materials for voter registration, education and transportation. (111pp) Non-Profit Resources: Candidates and Information. State Voter guides include candidate profiles for federal and state candidates and links to state sites for voter registration and polling place information.

National Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Center Launching a Successful Voter Empowerment Campaign (September 2002) includes forming an advisory committee, keeping records/maintaining a database, registering voters and recruiting volunteers, educate registrants, bring registrant to the polls, and tally voters (

National Low Income Housing Coalition Voterization Plan is a checklist of activities on how to incorporate voter registration, education and mobilization into an agency’s work (

Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) Get Out the Vote with PFLAG! contains several all-states charts, including one on felony disenfranchisement

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03/08/2018 - 12:07


Nailah Summers
(305) 393-2521,
Misha Cornelius
(510) 318-1020,

MIAMI – Today, youth justice organizations and...

01/09/2018 - 15:16

For Immediate Release: January 9, 2018
Contact: Ricardo Ramírez,, (202)-728-9557

Washington – The Trump administration announced this week that it will continue purging the United States from...

01/30/2018 - 00:31

We knew Trump’s first State of the Union Address would not be for us. Since day one, this president’s rhetoric has criminalized people of color and fed off of a whitelash.

The remarks underlined that this administration’s plan is to troll us and deny us. Trump even took a swipe against athletes decrying police terrorism – yes, the same ones whose mothers he called ...

01/22/2018 - 18:07

Washington – Today the U.S. Senate voted to a proposal to end the Trump Shutdown while turning its back on young immigrants. Advancement Project’s national office released the following statement:

“Talk from so-called allies of the movement was tough, but there were no consequential actions to follow,” said Judith Browne Dianis, Executive Director of Advancement Project...

03/09/2018 - 17:30

March 9, 2018

Nailah Summers
(305) 393-2521,

Zerline Hughes
(202) 487-0967,



01/16/2018 - 09:47

January 15, 2018
CONTACT: Elana Needle, 201.248.9724

New York, NY –  In today’s divisive environment, pausing to recognize the significance of and need to participate in a National Day of Racial Healing (#NDORH) is vitally important. On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, many organizations, individuals...

01/18/2018 - 12:07

January 18, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC — Advancement Project’s national office is excited to announce that it is one of the final recipients of Colin Kaepernick’s $1 million in 10 months pledge to local and national advocacy organizations. Kaepernick, professional football player and social justice advocate, decided to announce a winner a day over a 10-day period which began...

01/04/2018 - 17:04

WASHINGTON –Last night, the White House announced that the Pence-Kobach Commission is no more – a move that sends relief, yet inquiry as to what the administration’s next move will be to impact citizens’ fundamental right to vote.

Advancement Project has gone on the record stating that the Pence-Kobach Commission would rather misdirect the public and stoke fears about...

03/13/2018 - 11:57

WASHINGTON – In the wake of Atty. Gen. Jeff Session’s announcement today to to “improve” school safety and better enforce existing gun laws, Advancement Project’s national office released the following statement:

“The writing is no longer on the wall; it’s on the books. Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions’ announcement today to award lucrative grants to police...