Congratulate the graduates you know on their achievement and encourage them to register to vote with our eCard.The League’s eCard directs recipients to VOTE411.org where new voters can easily start the voter registration process.
The Obama Administration announced the first-ever-regulations to cut methane emissions in the oil and gas industry. League supporters sent thousands of comments to the Environmental Protection Agency in support of this rule.
Action on voting rights in 2016 looks very similar to last year. On the whole, states are passing less restrictive election laws, and even better, more and more states are reforming their election process to help voters.
The Strengthening Democracy award is to showcase the work of Leagues that activate their grassroots network to advocate change around priority issues. For this award, we’re rewarding Leagues at the state level as well as the local level.
It’s time to reform the Federal Election Commission. Tell Congress to support the Federal Election Administration Act of 2016. The new Federal Election Administration (FEA) would be comprised of five commissioners and would end gridlock at the commission and put the public’s interests over partisan interests.
The High Impact Visibility award rewards Leagues that effectively use a broad range of communications platforms to reach voters, potential members and partners, the media and the public on priority national and local programs.
On Earth day, world leaders will gather at the United Nations to sign the agreement put together during the UN Climate Conference in Paris. The historic agreement signaled the commitment to fight climate change by a global coalition.
The Effective Community Engagement award will reward innovative democracy-building programs that prioritized successful recruitment and engagement of strategic partners and/or new volunteers, particularly those focused on better serving key underrepresented groups such as young voters and new citizens. Anyone can vote and the polls will close on May 31.