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MassVOTE, in collaboration with Nonprofit VOTE, is hiring three enthusiastic part-time canvassers to help support outreach and tabling efforts on site at local nonprofit organizations in Boston, Brockton, Worcester, Lowell, and Lawrence. Canvassers will be responsible for working within diverse communities to collect voter registrations and/or free drawing tickets, as part of a short-term Voter Registration Experiment (VRE). This position is a $15/hr, part-time, temporary contract position from August 5 – October 5, 2015.
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MassVOTE’s Civic Engagement Initiative Emerging Groups Mini-Grant
In order to increase issue and electoral participation in the second half of 2015, MassVOTE is offering mini-grants to organizations working to carry out non-partisan civic engagement work.
The mini-grants are intended to help recipient organizations build power in their communities by organizing their memberships to participate in the democratic process.
If interested in joining our efforts please click here to download the application (Word Document). Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 3rd.
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Please join us in a panel discussion about the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act at Emmanuel College. We hope you’ll join us. We’ll have a chance to talk about how far we’ve come and about what work is still to be done. The event is free and open to the public — bring a friend.