So you want to get involved to help ensure fair and honest elections?
Here is what you can do...
Join the growing movement to End the Blackout in 2006 and beyond. Sign up for the American Blackout newsletter in the form to the left. Not yet registered to vote? Go to rockthevote.org
Choose an activity:
Make sure to check out these groups working on voting rights and election reform in your community:
ACORN - www.acorn.org
Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now is the nation's largest community organization of low- and moderate-income families, working together for social justice and stronger communities and includes a nation-wide voter registration network.
COLOR OF CHANGE - www.colorofchange.org
Color of Change exists to strengthen Black America's political voice and to bring about positive political and social change for everyone. ColorOfChange.org is comprised of Black folks from every economic class, as well as those of every color who seek to help our voices be heard.
ELECTION PROTECTION - www.pfaw.org
Election Protection is the nation's most far-reaching effort to protect voter rights focusing on historically disenfranchised communities. The Election Protection coalition is led by PFAW Foundation, the NAACP, and the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
LEAGUE OF YOUNG VOTERS - www.indyvoter.org
The League of Young Voters is a national organization that supports young people who have been shut out of the political process to make politics fun, engaging, relevant, and meaningful.
ROCK THE VOTE - www.rockthevote.com
Rock the Vote engages youth in the political process by incorporating the entertainment community and youth culture into its activities. The goal of Rock the Vote's media campaigns and street team activities is to increase youth voter turnout.
RUCKUS SOCIETY - www.ruckus.org
The Ruckus Society provides environmental, human rights, and social justice organizers with the tools, training, and support needed to achieve their goals.
SEIU - www.seiu.org
Service Employees International Union is the fastest-growing union in North America with an issues-driven political program that holds politicians accountable at every level of government and creates power for working people.
URBAN LEAGUE - www.nul.org
Established in 1910, The Urban League is the nation's oldest and largest community-based movement devoted to empowering African Americans to enter the economic and social mainstream.