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Tag: Election

Nonprofits Proven Effective in Getting Out the Vote

Here at Building Movement Project, we believe that nonprofit organizations should serve as robust sites of democratic practice.  Which is why we’ve promoted the work of our partners at Nonprofit Vote in the past.  At Nonprofit Vote, they also believe that nonprofit organizations are ideal sites... more

Nonprofit Vote on Election Day

There's less than 24 hours until Election Day kicks off tomorrow morning. Since Building Movement Project believes that nonprofit organizations should serve as robust sites of democratic practice, we're encouraging all our nonprofit friends to check out Nonprofit Vote for info on how you can help get members of your community to the polls tomorrow. more

Webinar: Nonprofits Increase Voter Participation—New Research from the Field

Learn about exciting new evidence documenting the impact nonprofits have when they talk to their clients and constituents about voting. Professor Kelly LeRoux will discuss a new study that tracked the outcomes of nonprofit service providers that contacted their clients/constituents about voting. more

Nonprofit Voter Engagement Network

NVEN says that, "communities served by nonprofits were the highest turn-out groups at the 2008 presidential election polls." The organization recently released a report titled, America Goes to the Polls: A Report on Voter Turnout in the 2008 Election, which provides a great analysis of voter turnout in the states and among various constituencies. Visit their website to download the resource and to learn more. more

Project Team Members React to Obama’s Win

Building Movement Project Team Members from across the nation share their reactions, experiences and perspectives on the recent historical election of President-elect, Barack Obama. more