July 2nd, 2014
This essay originally appeared in The Huffington Post. Fifty years ago today, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act into law. On that great day in 1964, surrounded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other national leaders, President Johnson outlawed discrimination based on race. While the Civil Rights Act did not eliminate literacy tests, […]
July 1st, 2014
Great news! The Voter Participation Center has been selected as one of three nonprofit groups that will receive funds from CREDO in July 2014. How much we get depends on you. CREDO is a progressive activist network and a provider of phone services and the CREDO credit card. They donate a portion of their revenue […]
June 16th, 2014
VPC and its Partners Mailing Voter Registration Materials to Nearly 4 Million Americans in Coming Weeks WASHINGTON, DC – In the biggest voter-registration drive in its history in a non-presidential year, the Voter Participation Center this month is mailing more than 3.7 million registration forms to prospective voters in 24 states. In partnership with key […]
Since its inception, Voter Participation Center — known for innovative registration and turnout programs — has helped register more than two million voters.