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Why It’s Important to Register to Vote this Upcoming Election

July 9, 2016

Folks, this is a big election year, and it’s important that everyone is voting. Last year, 24% of eligible Americans weren’t registered to vote. That’s a problem. While an Automatic Voter Registration bill, which would automatically register anyone with a driver’s license, is gaining momentum, only 28 states plus the District of Columbia have considered… Read more »

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Are You Ready to Vote?

September 9, 2014

Folks, we're only 2 weeks away from National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), on September 23. In 2008, 6 million Americans didn't vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn't know how to register. In 2014, NVRD's continuing their efforts to make sure everyone has a fair chance to vote. And please remember that the Declaration of Independence reminds… Read more »

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Exercise your right to vote

Your Vote: anyone can do it, and everyone should do it

September 6, 2012

Hey, people across the world really do feel we're the "shining city on the hill," that, seriously, we're the leader of the free world. I feel we need to live up to that, every day, and that means to passionately commit to voting, that's the whole "consent of the governed" thing that the Founders established. … Read more »

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code is power: Girls Who Code

July 9, 2012

Okay, I was chatting with Reshma Saujani from Girls Who Code, providing modest social media help, and blurted out that "code is power." Here's the deal.  The easiest way to power is to be born into a family with privilege and elite status. You get more influence by building networks, and far too often, by… Read more »

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america4america

Some Big News Around Voting with Voto Latino

June 7, 2012

Hey, folks I think there's been some big news recently, both regarding Voto Latino and Florida specifically. A good friend of mine, Maria Teresa Kumar, Co-Founder and President of  Voto Latino and actress America Ferrera began a new media, grassroots campaign called America4America. The campaign's main message "Don't Let Anyone Scare You" is geared toward… Read more »

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Voter Protection Infographic screenshot

Think You Have the Right to Vote? Not so Much!

March 29, 2012

Folks, think you have the right to vote? Maybe not so much. I've been working with some good folks focusing on Voter Suppression issues that are happening across the country. There are some bad actors who are trying to pass legislation that will keep eligible people from voting. What I learned in high school civics… Read more »

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