In this report, author and political science professor at the University of California Santa Barbara, Hahrie Han, examines how organizations can strengthen political participation and civic engagement in the United States. She suggests that for organizations to achieve more meaningful and active participation, they must adopt a framework comprised of three inter-related characteristics: powerful, possible, and probable.
This infographic illustrates the key elements which make up Integrated Voter Engagement, a nonprofit strategy that blends year-round nonpartisan voter engagement with community-organizing activities to build a strong base of support that can strengthen an organization's ability to hold decision-makers accountable, impact public policy and build long-term power for the communities they serve.
This report by Manuel Pastor, Gihan Perera, & Madeline Wander details what integrated voter engagement (IVE) is, why it holds great promise for scaling up change, and how it played out in the state of Florida in 2012, with some comparisons to other states, including California, Ohio, and Virginia.
A Case Study By The California Civic Participation Funders
How can foundations help build movements for opportunity and social change… and win?
Research has shown that nonpartisan Integrated Voter Engagement (IVE) is among the most effective ways to increase voter turnout.