The best way to combat voter suppression so close to an election is by getting involved.
Here is a list, from our local officials and candidates to organizations across the country, to get involved with for the upcoming 2020 election.
Indivisible Chicago – indivisiblechicago.com
This year, it’s not enough just to vote. This year, we have to act.
It’s GO TIME! The clock is ticking down to November 3, 2020 and we need you! We’re providing resources, training, and opportunities so none of us has to go into this fight alone.
ACTION: Three States, One Mission – Phone Calls, Text Banks, and Postcards
Jan Schakowsky – www.janschakowsky.org
Between now and November, Jan is leading the fight to organize progressive voters and volunteers to make the maximum electoral impact. We need to win back the White House, win back the US Senate, and protect our seats in the US House. To do that, we need thousands of people just like you to sign up to volunteer and fight back.
ACTION: Fight voter suppression with other Jan Fans
Chicago Votes – chicagovotes.com
Chicago Votes is a non-partisan, non-profit organization building a more inclusive democracy by putting power in the hands of young Chicagoans. We’re engaging and developing a new generation of leaders by opening the doors of government and politics to young people from all corners of the city. We’re changing laws to make Chicago and Illinois a better place to be young, and in the process we’re making democracy FUN.
ACTION: Volunteer with Chicago Votes
Voto Latino – votolatino.org
Voto Latino is a grassroots political organization focused on educating and empowering a new generation of Latinx voters, as well as creating a more robust and inclusive democracy. Through innovative digital campaigns, culturally relevant programs and authentic voices, we shepherd the Latinx community towards full realization of its political power.
ACTION: Voter Registration Event on National Voter Registration Day
Sierra Club calls members about the Fair Tax Referendum
We’re reaching out to Sierra Club members across the state to educate our members on the importance of a progressive income tax in Illinois. Your help is crucial for us as we work to raise voter support for the Amendment.
ACTION: Fair Tax Phone Bank
Human Rights Campaign Phone Banks
Join the Human Rights Campaign in supporting HRC-endorsed candidates Lauren Underwood & Sean Casten as they seek re-election in the fall. Both Representatives are facing tough, uphill battles against strongly anti-LGBTQ opponents and need our help. We always start with a great training and will be there to support you every step of the way. Come help us protect our champions and forge ahead with equality in this cycle!
ACTION: Phone Banks for Lauren Underwood and Sean Casten
Find effective ways to help defeat Trump and the GOP in 2020. You can make a difference in the elections that matter most.
ACTION: Wisconsin Voter Protection Phone Bank
Bloc By Bloc Milwaukee – https://www.blocbybloc.org/
We work to ensure a high quality of life and access to opportunities for members of the Black community in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin.
ACTION: Donate to their PAC so they have maximum flexibility in the run-up to the election
WISDEMS – www.wisdems.org
Your support is critical to helping to elect great Democratic candidates across Wisconsin. Sign up below, and a member of our team will reach out to you with more instructions and opportunities for getting involved in your community.
ACTION: So many incredible ways to get involved, including joining a Cast of Parks and Rec reunion
Vote Forward and The Big Send
Vote Forward is partnering up with the cast of Hamilton and members of The Big Send coalition to launch a week-long letter writing challenge. Join us for a fun-filled, hour-long kickoff event featuring performances from the Hamilton songbook, trivia, and lively discussion – all while learning how to write letters to voters, of course!
ACTION: Letter Writing with the original cast of Hamilton
Turnout2020 is a national voter outreach campaign from Progressive Turnout Project, powered by volunteers like you!
We’re calling 12 million inconsistent Democratic voters and swing voters in districts across the country to take back the White House, flip the Senate, and expand our House majority.
ACTION: Calls to infrequent Democratic voters
Make the Road Action – http://www.maketheroadaction.org/
Make the Road Action builds political power rooted in immigrant communities and working-class communities of color, promotes policy solutions that improve the lives of everyone, and strengthens the movement for justice through electoral and grassroots organizing to advance progressive political and policy change.
ACTION: Sign up to get event updates
All Voting is Local – allvotingislocal.org/
We fight to eliminate needless and discriminatory barriers to the ballot before they happen, to build a democracy that works for us all.
ACTION: Sign up and receive information about how you can take action in your community