Summit Presentations

Presentation from Matt Barreto, Latino Decisions

This is the PowerPoint from “Engaging and Mobilizing the Rising American Electorate Beyond 2012,” a presentation given by Matt Barreto of Latino Decisions at the Voter Participation Center’s 2013 Summit on May 1.

Presentation from Cate Gormley, Lake Research Partners

This is the PowerPoint from “Unmarried Women’s Growing Political Influence,” a presentation given by Cate Gormley of Lake Research Partners at the Voter Participation Center’s 2013 Summit on May 1.

2013 VPC and WVWVAF Summit Programs

The program for the 2013 VPC and WVWVAF Summit.

2013 VPC Summit Program

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
12:00PM – 5:00PM
(Lunch will be served at 11:45AM)

AFL-CIO
815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20006

12:00pm – Welcoming Remarks
Page Gardner (President & CEO, The Voter Participation Center)

12:05pm – Organizing the New Majority
Arlene Holt-Baker (Executive Vice President, AFL-CIO)

12:15pm – Civic Engagement: Investing in Our Values
John Podesta (Chair, Center for American Progress)

PART ONE:
12:35pm – The Rising American Electorate: Defining Demographic Changes
Matt Barreto (Latino Decisions) & Cate Gormley (Lake Research Partners)

PART TWO:
1:00pm – Measuring the Impact of Civic Engagement
Ethan Roeder (New Organizing Institute)

1:15pm –Evaluating VPC Programs & Increasing ROI
Chris Kennedy & Angela Morgan (The Voter Participation Center)

1:55pm – Partnering with VPC: Maximizing Results through Shared Infrastructure
Moderator: Cristobal Alex (Ford Foundation)
Panelists: Leslie Martes (The Voter Participation Center) Ed Zuckerman (LCVEF), Marvin Randolph (NAACP), & Clarissa Martinez (NCLR)

PART THREE:
3:00pm – Looking towards 2014: New Technologies in Civic Engagement
Panelist: Maren Hesla (Mission Control), Adam Ruben (Bigify), & Toby Fallsgraff (Organizing for Action)

3:30pm – Closing Remarks
Page Gardner (President & CEO, The Voter Participation Center)

WVWVAF Summit Program

3:35pm – Opening Remarks
Gail Leftwich Kitch (Chief Operating Officer, WVWVAF)

VIDEO- Highlighting RAE turnout in 2012

3:45pm – Unmarried Women & the RAE: Important in 2012, Critical for the Midterms
Congresswoman Donna Edwards (Democrat representative for Maryland’s 4th District)

3:55pm – Looking Ahead to 2014: A Discussion on the Current Political Landscape & What to Expect
Amy Walter (National Editor, The Cook Political Report)

4:20pm — Using New Tools for Persuasion
Kevin Collins (Analyst Institute)

4:35pm — Closing Remarks
Gail Leftwich Kitch (Chief Operating Officer, WVWVAF)

The Rising American Electorate: An Examination of Growth in a Presidential Year

A presentation from our 2012 Virtual Summit, “The Rising American Electorate, An Examination of Growth in a Presidential Year” (PDF) is a demographic snapshot from Lake Research Partners anticipating the increase in importance of the Rising American Electorate in the 2012 election.

September 2011/ February 2012 Preliminary Registration Results

The preliminary results for VPC’s voter registration efforts, September 2011–February 2012 (PDF).

The Voter Participation Center: The Registration Cycle and the Value of Metrics

A presentation from VPC’s 2012 Virtual Summit, “The Registration Cycle and the Value of Metrics” details our metrics-based approach to voter registration, which helps us improve our programs and increase the effectiveness of our efforts.

Vote By Mail: Effectiveness and Lessons Learned

A presentation from VPC’s 2012 Virtual Summit, “Vote By Mail, Effectiveness and Lessons Learned” (PDF) discusses our efforts promoting vote-by-mail as a way to increase electoral participation in the 2008 election and how that has helped us refine our efforts going into the 2012 election.