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Community Votes

42 Broadway, 20th Floor

New York, NY 10004

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Our Services

Our approach is practical, grassroots and cost-effective. Many community-based service organizations work directly with citizens who traditionally don’t exercise their right to vote and are uniquely positioned to reach into some of the city’s poorest communities to turn more citizens into voters. 

Customized Neighborhood Voter Profile

  • Eligible and Registered Voters and Turnout for Targeted Neighborhoods

  • Who Represents the Neighborhood

 

Trainings 

  • Why Voting Matters

  • How to Conduct Nonpartisan Voter Activities

  • Developing a Voter Engagement Plan

 

On-Site Support 

  • Identifying opportunities to collaborate with local advocates and organizers

  • Providing templates for outreach materials such as I Pledge to Vote Cards

  • Designing a system to track and report on voter registration and turnout

 

Evaluation ​

  • Data and report documenting impact on turnout

For more information, call 212-894-3372 or email lhackett@communityvotes.org

Louisa Hackett, Director

Louisa 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.

Board of Advisors

Emily Adams, Social Impact Consultant

Michael Greene, Greene Consulting: Violence Prevention, Program Strategies and Evaluation

Les Leopold, Executive Director and President, The Labor Institute

Monique Owens, Documentation and Learning Specialist, Open Buffalo

Photo by Emon Hassan

Jacob Riis Settlement Team

Maude Askins, Vice President of Riis Senior Center, Louisa Hackett, Director of Community Votes, Chris Hanway, Executive Director of Jacob Riis Settlement and Gwendolyn Wilson, Administrative Assistant for Riis Senior Center