Volunteer Phone Bankers


In 2020, with support from the New York Community Trust, Community Votes is helping these 10 organizations implement youth led and/or informed voter projects. 

  • Bronx House serves pre-kindergartners to seniors in the Pelham Bay neighborhood. 

  • Center for Court Innovation tests new program ideas to create safer healthier communities. 

  • Citizens Committee for Children educates and advocates to make the city a better place for children.

  • Diaspora Community Services reaches 10,000 people a year with their health and support programs.

  • East Harlem Tutorial provides thousands of students with free academic and enrichment activities. 

  • Exodus Transitional Community has served more than 25,000 people both inside and outside of prison.

  • Family Health Center at New York University delivers community-based primary and preventive health care.

  • Global Kids' leadership development and academic enrichment programs reach over 3,000 youth each year.

  • Sunnyside Community Services serves a diverse community of over 16,000 people throughout Queens.

  • YVote works with young people to make a difference, at and beyond the ballot box



Heidi Boghosian, Advisor, is the executive director of the A.J. Muste Memorial Institute. Previously she was the Executive Director of the National Lawyers Guild, a progressive bar association established in 1937.


Louisa Hackett, Director, 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.

Michael Greene, Advisor, is the Chair of the Violence Prevention Workgroup at the National Prevention Science Coalition (NPSC).  His work focuses on evidence-based prevention and policy strategies regarding youth and school violence.  

Les Leopold, Advisor, is the Executive Director of the Labor Institute and the author of "Runaway Inequality: An Activists Guide to Economic Justice". 


Randall Quan, Advisor, is a Senior Consultant at the Community Resource Exchange and is on the Editorial Board of the Grassroots Fundraising Journal and the advisory board of Global Workers Justice Alliance and the MBA-Nonprofit Connection.