A year like no other: How we built community and mobilized voters during a pandemic

  1. Organizing in a socially-distanced world is challenging, but impactful
  1. Don’t assume everyone you know is prepared to vote
  1. Safe in-person organizing remains invaluable. This program reminded us of the importance of face-to-face conversations — albeit socially distanced — and highlighted how we can foster deeper relationships in the communities of our volunteers through engaging conversations.
  2. Distributed organizing can yield tangible local impact. The PPVS program also showed how a truly distributed organizing program can recruit, train, and deploy volunteers remotely for actions across the country. Without any staff on the ground, we safely trained and mobilized volunteers to take direct action in their communities, and our report-back conversations show they felt the efficacy of their actions.
  3. This entire experience enabled us to overcome the challenges of remote organizing by cultivating authentic, values-driven partnerships with our volunteers and with VoteTripling.org, who provided training, crucial data to inform the program, and worked with us to troubleshoot and improve the program as it was executed.

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We’re shaping the promise of our democracy through voter registration and participation. Because #WhenWeAllVote, we can change the world. WhenWeAllVote.org

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