Voter Engagement

Voter Engagement

PATH's Non-Partisan GOTV Mobilizes More than 2,500 Voters, Wins Commitments on Immigration, Transportation and Education from County Executive and School Superintendent

Monday, November 19, 2018
PATH

Over 500 PATH leaders came out for an October non-partisan GOTV Assembly in Howard County, Maryland.  PATH Co-Chairs won commitments from the next County Executive and the HCPSS School Superintendent to continue joint work on immigration inclusion, transportation improvement, and public education equity.  
 


Voter Engagement

OTOC Voter Education and Get Out the Vote Initiative Rallies Nebraska Voters to Expand Medicaid

Friday, November 16, 2018
OTOC

With access to health care on the line for 90,000 Nebraskans, OTOC leaders worked hard to expand Medicaid for those with no health insurance.  After efforts to secure enough votes to overcome a filibuster in the Nebraska Unicameral proved unsuccessful, OTOC partnered with allies in 2018 to secure a place on the November Midterm ballot for 'Initiative 427' as a way to secure Medicaid Expansion in Nebraska.  On November 6, 2018, the effort succeeded.

OTOC

Get Out The Vote, Voter Engagement

1,200 AIM Leaders Launch 'Get Out The Vote' Effort in Montgomery Co

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Metro IAF

It was standing room only when AIM (link is external) leaders gathered to clarify the commitments of the County Executive Candidates to AIM's bold proposals for the future of Montgomery County. The AIM demands were developed over a year of listening sessions with 3000 people throughout the county and the focus was on specific community solutions.

AIM

organizing for urban school reform, Pre-K, Voter Engagement, organizing in San Antonio, organizing in Texas, IAF

COPS / Metro Alliance Rallies in Support of Successful Bond for Pre-K

Monday, October 22, 2012
San Antonio Express-News
Approximately 1,000 people representing 35 church, school and union groups under the umbrella nonprofit Communities Organized for Public Service and the Metro Alliance, held their own press conference and publicly committed to backing Pre-K 4 SA.  
Cops/ Metro Alliance

Voter Engagement, Poverty

Barack and Mitt, as I knew them (By Arnie Graf)

Sunday, September 30, 2012
New York Daily News

In one of the more famous put-downs in modern political history, during a 1988 debate, vice-presidential candidate Lloyd Bentsen told Dan Quayle, who had just compared himself to JFK, “Senator, you are no Jack Kennedy.” 

Gecan