Post Tagged with: "voter registration"

Registering voters (Photo by Tatyana Bellamy-Walker via Amsterdam News)

Raising Voter Turnout in East Flatbush

Brooklyn, Elections 2018, Politics November 5, 2018 at 4:08 pm

Volunteers at the nonprofit East Flatbush Village have organized pop-up voter registration drives in the Brooklyn neighborhood to improve voter turnout and clear up voting confusion, reports Amsterdam News.

Campaign “Our Vote, Our Voice” in Long Island as part of National Voter Registration Day (NVRD). (Photo via Noticia Long Island)

Campaign Registers 2,000 New Minority Voters on LI

Elections 2018, Long Island October 11, 2018 at 4:11 pm

The grassroots campaign “Our Vote, Our Voice,” led by seven community organizations, has registered more than 2,000 new voters among communities of color on Long Island, Noticia Long Island reports.

Political activists and members of the Indian-American and South Asian community in New Jersey with Tammy Murphy, the wife of current Governor Phil Murphy, during a tour of Little India in Jersey City during the gubernatorial campaign last year. (Photo from the South Asian American Caucus via Desi Talk)

Getting Out the Indian-American Vote in NJ

Elections 2018, Metro Area, Politics, South Asian April 26, 2018 at 2:36 pm

Desi Talk takes a look at voter registration efforts in the Indian-American community in New Jersey following key wins on Election Day last year.

"Registered Polish American voters will constitute a strong political group, thanks to which our voice will be heard," says Slawomir Platta, the organizer of the campaign. (Photo by Marcin Żurawicz/Art Pix via Nowy Dziennik)

Big Voter Registration in the Polish-American Community

Eastern European, Politics, Queens March 5, 2018 at 12:32 pm

Slawomir Platta speaks to Nowy Dziennik about the large-scale voter registration drive he is organizing in Queens’ Polish community.

Luis Castaño, originally from Pereira, Colombia, recently became a U.S. citizen and will vote in November’s presidential election. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

New Voters Urged to Register for November Election

Elections 2016, New York, Politics October 7, 2016 at 11:00 am

El Diario, Univisión, CUNY and other city institutions held an event to register voters before the Oct. 14 deadline, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

New voter registration forms in an additional five languages on display  at the city's July 14 briefing at the Homescrest Library in Brooklyn (Photo by Alex Ayala for voices of NY)

NYC Voter Registration Forms, Soon in 10+ Languages

New York City plans to expand the number of languages in which voter registration forms will be available by adding Russian, Urdu, Haitian Creole, French and Arabic to the existing English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Bangla forms.

Nereyda Silfa became a citizen last year and is now registered to vote in November. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Boosting Efforts to Register Latino Voters

Immigration, Latino, Politics October 9, 2014 at 5:26 pm

As voter registration deadlines approach, efforts are being redoubled to get more Latinos to participate in the next election, El Diario reports.

(Photo by Adam Dickter via The Jewish Week)

Kosher Food Pantry Dishes Out Voter Registration Forms

Elections 2013, Food, Politics August 15, 2013 at 7:05 pm

A Kosher food pantry is giving out voter registration forms to get their oft-marginalized patrons to vote and another group has started a registration campaign to increase voting among Orthodox Jews, reports The Jewish Week.

Arab Women Seek to Empower Community

Arab Women Seek to Empower Community

Featured Posts, Middle Eastern, Politics October 12, 2012 at 4:00 pm

Disgruntled with immigration laws, civil rights abuses, racial profiling and foreign policies, which they regard as unfavorable to Arabs, a group of young Arab American women has been volunteering to register members of the community to vote in November.

Photo by Feng Meng / The World Journal

Groups Seek to Increase Impact of the Asian-American Vote

Asian, Elections 2012, Politics August 30, 2012 at 6:06 pm

Nationwide, Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing race group, and New York City is home to more Asians than any other city. In 2008, only about half of the country’s eligible Asian-American voters were registered, but of those registered voters, turnout was high — 86 percent, The World Journal reports.

Chinatown Residents Indifferent to Voter Registration Efforts

East Asian, In the News, Politics June 8, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Some recent efforts to convince Chinatown residents to register to vote have fallen flat, Sing Tao Daily’s print edition reported. Organizers say this is a symptom of voter apathy in the Chinese community.

A memorial to Juan Baten in his family's home had an old photo of him with a friend. (Photo by DNAinfo/Meredith Hoffman)

Voices in Focus: No Facebook For Teens at Brooklyn Orthodox School

Crime, Culture April 2, 2012 at 1:20 pm

A Jewish school bans Facebook; the owner of a tortilla factory where a man died after falling into a dough mixer last year has been arrested; training for voter outreach workers; proposed new rules on hazing in the military after the death of Danny Chen; and an editorial offers context on the Trayvon Martin case.

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