For many reasons, including a wave of new voter registrations, state ballot measures and a high profile presidential race, MassVOTE projects record-breaking voter turnout in Massachusetts. 1 in 4 voters will be either a new voter or a person who hasn’t voted since 2008. Here’s how to make sure your vote counts. (Download the print version)
Are you a Super Voter of color living in the Boston area? Are you passionate about registering, educating, mobilizing, and turning out other voters of color? If so, become a participant in MassVOTE and NAACP Boston’s new non-partisan B500 Civic Engagement Initiative that will mobilize over 15,000 Black voters in Boston to participate in the November 2016 election.
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Thanks to its generous foundation supporters, MassVOTE has made grants to the following organizations so far in 2012:
Grantee list for Nonpartisan Civic Engagement in 2012
Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
Asian American Resource Workshop, Inc.
Boston Mobilization, Inc.
Boston Worker’s Alliance
Brazilian Women’s Group, Inc.
Brockton Interfaith (BIC)
Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association of Greater Lowell, Inc.
Chinese Progressive Association
Coalition for a Better Acre, Inc.
Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation
Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation
Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, Inc.
East Boston Ecumenical Community Council
Fall River Housing Joint Tenant ...Continue Reading →
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BOSTON (AP) — With measures failing to be taken up in the Legislature and advocates rallying support throughout the state, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on contentious issues such as medical marijuana come November.
Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin’s office said Wednesday that three proposals have gained enough support to be placed ...
Harbor Health Services, Inc. is a community health agency committed to providing access to quality, comprehensive health care by reducing financial barriers and designing services and programs to strengthen the communities they serve. This organization is also committed to supporting education, teaching and scholarship.
To date HHS have been doing voter registration efforts with its seniors in the Elder Service Plan to determine if folks are registered, if ...Continue Reading →
East Boston Ecumenical Community Council (EBECC) is a neighborhood-based organization that promotes the advancement of immigrants of all ages through education, services, advocacy, community organizing, and leadership development. Members of the EBECC build support networks and acquire information and skills to achieve their own goals , and engage in collective action to improve the quality of life in East Boston and to advance immigrant rights. Accordingly, EBECC ...Continue Reading →