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Photo by Karen Smul
Yushu'a Smith and Louisa Hackett hang up early voting signs in the Bronx for Phipps Neighborhoods
Transforming Nonprofits Into a Force for Democracy
In neighborhoods across New York City, Community Votes is helping social service agencies turn move citizens into voters. Community Votes was formed to help nonprofits register and educate voters. The time to expand voting is now.
In the News
Nonprofit Quarterly: Why Ongoing Power Building Matters and How Every Nonprofit Can Do It.
New York Times: Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House and Community Votes
New York Nonprofit Media: How Three New York City Nonprofits Mobilize Voters
WBAI: Interview with Louisa Hackett
New York Times Cities for Tomorrow: City Vision Louisa Hackett
Nonprofit Vote: Q & A with Louisa Hackett
New York Community Trust: Get Out the Vote
Louisa Hackett founded Community Votes in 2013. Through her work at Community Resource Exchange providing consulting services to New York City nonprofit organizations, she recognized the assets direct service organizations have to turn more citizens into voters.
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