State Voices Urges Congress to Adequately Fund The 2020 Census

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

This week, State Voices took a stand for civic representation and joined more than 60 partners to sign on to the Census Project’s letter urging the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to increase funding for the 2020 Census in the 2016’s Congressional budget. The full text of the letter is … Read More

Low Income Voter Turnout Matters

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Numerous studies show that in states where low-income voters turn out at a higher rate, inequality is lower. Low-income turnout has been linked to higher social spending, more generous state health insurance programs for children, higher minimum wages and strong anti-predatory lending policies. In the 2014 elections, low income people … Read More

Uncertainty remains on redrawing Florida districts

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Earlier this month, the Florida legislature announced that it would not appeal the recent court decision that ruled two districts in the newly drawn congressional maps to be unconstitutional. As the decision comes so close to this year’s upcoming elections, there is still some uncertainty as to whether the maps … Read More

State Voices names new executive director

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

State Voices has announced Roger C. Vann as the organization’s next executive director. Most recently, Vann served as chief operating officer and chief of staff for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In this position, Vann oversaw the day-to-day management of the organization and led the … Read More

Wisconsin and Pennsylvania voter ID laws blocked

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Arkansas, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have all recently seen court decisions blocking voter ID laws. Click here for a summary of those recent rulings in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. The decisions in both of these cases highlight the propensity of voter ID laws to restrict eligible voters from their right to cast … Read More

Two new additions to our team

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

We’re very excited about two new fantastic additions to the State Voices team. Lariena Matthews is our new Development Associate, and Alvina Yeh has joined us in the new Deputy Director of State Capacity Building position. Check out their bios to hear more about where they’ve come from and what … Read More

Tools For All Reaches 50 States

Monday, October 15th, 2012

The Tools For All Fund is now providing organizing tools to grassroots organizations in all 50 states. Tools For All is a collaborative initiative to provide cutting-edge organizing tools to organizations in states without a State Voices table. Generic cialis without prescription Launched in spring 2012, the initiative has successfully … Read More

A Brand New State Voices Website

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

We launched a new website with a new look and a host of new resources for state tables. The new www.statevoices.org provides easy-to-access resources for state tables in the State Voices network, as well as the opportunity to share best practices with others across the country. The site also hosts … Read More

New Tables Join The Network

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

State tables in Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts and Montana have joined the State Voices network. We’re purposefully intentional about growth and expansion. Their induction marks the first tables brought into our nonpartisan civic engagement network since New York and Texas in early 2011. We’re excited to see the table model take … Read More

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