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Member Resource White Nationalism + Voter Suppression: How Online Platforms Disenfranchise Communities of Color

Co-hosted by Democracy Fund and Wellspring Philanthropic Fund   Tuesday, October 20, 2020 From candidates receiving death threats because of their faith or race, to communities who are intimidated to vote, many people of color face credible and real threats to their participation in US elections.



Member Resource Recording: COVID-19 and the Impact on Civic Engagement in 2020

Presented by FCCP & State Voices Friday, March 20 at 3pm Eastern Webinar Recording Follow Up Q&A + Resources Invitation: Join practitioners and fellow funders for a conversation on how COVID-19 (‘Coronavirus’) is impacting 2020 civic engagement programs, organizations, and people, and discuss how to support shifts in program and operations.

Member Resource Recording: October 2019 Election Series – Making it Real: The Link Between Issue Organizing, Ballot Initiatives, and Building Power

Making it Real: The Link Between Issue Organizing, Ballot Initiatives, and Building Power When looking at our issue advocacy strategies, how can we strengthen our understanding of the link between ballot initiatives, organizing, and civic engagement in ways that result in both “winning” and building long term power?  



Slides: January 2019 First Monday Discussion: Debriefing the 2018 Elections

January First Monday Discussion Debriefing the 2018 Elections Monday, January 7 | 3 – 4:15 PM ET | 2 – 3:15 PM CT | 1 – 2:15 PM MT | 12 – 1:15 PM PT With history-making results from the Midterm Elections, join us for an important discussion on the lessons learned from 2018 that can help inform our work moving into 2019. 


Key Takeaways: Rethinking Democracy Through Electoral Reform

Rethinking Democracy Through Electoral Reform Our current elections require systemic reforms to increase voter participation, counter racial and partisan gerrymandering, overcome zero-sum polarization, and advance a reflective and representative democracy.