Voter Empowerment Resources
The Empowerment Project is a federally-funded project to conduct research and provide technical assistance on voting rights issues for people with disabilities. We study the implementation of the National Voter Registration Act; the voting rights laws affecting the right of disabled people to participate in the electoral process; and the effects of electoral reforms on participation rates of disabled people.
The League of Women Voters, 1730 M Street N.W., Suite 1000 Washington, D.C. 20036-4508, Phone: (202)429-1965, Fax: (202)429-0854, Web: http://www.lwv.orgThe League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The Mental Health Association in New York State, Web: http://www.mhanys.org/mhvephome.htm
The National Coalition for the Homeless, Michael Stoops, voting rights campaign manager, 1612 K Street, N.W., #1004 Washington, D.C. 20006, Phone: (202)775-1322, Web: http://nch.ari.net/wwwhome.html
The National Coalition for the Homeless is a national advocacy network of homeless persons, activists, service providers, and others committed to ending homelessness through public education, policy advocacy, grassroots organizing, and technical assistance. They run a voting rights campaign for the homeless.
New York City Voices, Web: http://www.newyorkcityvoices.com/
Project Vote, 739 8th Street, S.E., Suite 202, Washington, D.C. 20003 Phone: (202)546-3492
Project Vote is a non-partisan civic participation organization working effectively to register and turn out low income and minority citizens to vote across the country.
Project Vote Smart, One Common Ground, Philipsburg, MT 59858, Phone: 406-859-8683, Phone: 888-VOTE-SMART, Fax: 406-859-8680, Web: http://www.vote-smart.orgProject Vote Smart began as a simple research project in 1990. Since then, hundreds of volunteers and student interns have labored to provide their fellow citizens with the most crucial tool to citizens in a democracy: abundant, relevant information on those who govern us, or wish to replace those who already do.
Rock the Vote, Web: www.rockthevote.orgRock the Vote is dedicated to protecting freedom of expression and to helping young people realize and utilize their power to affect change in the civic and political lives of their communities. This site allows you to complete a voter registration form on-line.