Civic Holidays

High School Voter Registration Week

High School Voter Registration Week (HSVRW) is a national week of action for high schools around the country to organize nonpartisan voter registration efforts. Since launching in 2019, schools in 34 states have held drives during HSVRW to empower students in their communities. Students and educators can participate by signing up to hold a voter […]

Democracy Goes Digital: Voter Registration Using Online Tools

More and more states have opened the door to online voter registration over the past few years. While the ability to quickly and efficiently register voters via tablets or smartphones has revolutionized the traditional voter drive, questions about which online registration tools are most appropriate, accessibility and user friendliness, and privacy can make people hesitant […]

Working with the Media for National Voter Registration Day

If a voter registration event happens in the forest but nobody heard that it was happening, does it make an impact? If we can go out on a limb (forest pun intended), the answer is probably not. From making sure the local community is aware of your voter registration event to driving nationwide news on […]

Voter Engagement Classic: Registering Voters with Paper Forms

Call us old-fashioned, but there’s something about the classic voter registration setup of a folding table, a “REGISTER TO VOTE” sign, and a handful of bright-eyed volunteers carrying nothing more than a clipboard with paper registration forms and a pen. While online voter registration has become more common, millions of Americans live in states where […]

How to Stand Up to Partisan Attacks on Democracy While Staying Nonpartisan

When anti-democratic actors restrict your campus's voting access, responding in a forceful, nonpartisan manner is both necessary and tricky. Join SLSV Coalition Communications Director Danny Fersh as he presents insight and actionable advice from the Voting Access Isn't Partisan Messaging Guide and answers questions on how to communicate effectively in the face of anti-democratic rhetoric and legislation. […]

Talking to Voters

Here at National Voter Registration Day, we do our best to make voter registration easy for partners. Still, we recognize that approaching a perfect stranger to strike up a conversation about something as potentially contentious as voting may not come naturally to everyone. With that in mind, we’re calling in a few of our most […]

Campus Takeover 101

New to Campus Takeover? We’re so excited to have so many new partners joining us for Campus Takeover 2023! If you’re new to Campus Takeover, on a new campus, or just want a refresher join us for Campus Takeover 101! We’ll be going over the basics of Campus Takeover, including easy steps to celebrate and some examples of activations. You’ll also have the chance to directly ask […]

Can We Really Do That? A Conversation About How Nurses Can Integrate Civic Engagement To Improve Patient Health

Nurses remain the most trusted profession in the nation and are fierce advocates for the health of our patients and communities. Now is the time to use this trust to bring non-partisan voter registration work into our patient conversations. The American Public Health Association and Healthy People 2030 have named voting and civic participation health […]

Building Narrative and Attracting Press to Your Event Webinar

Join Vote Early Day and the brilliant team at Sunshine Sachs for an all-encompassing press and media training. We will be covering how best to attract press to your event, best practices around how to interact with the media, and ways to intentionally build a narrative that broadens your organization's impact. Join us! Register here!

Community Partner Best Practice Webinar

Our Community Partner Best Practices Webinar will feature a panel of experienced community-level partners to share their experiences with celebrating Vote Early Day, discuss what lessons they've learned from past celebrations, and answer questions. Register here!

Recruiting Participants to Your Event Webinar

With Vote Early Day right around the corner, it's time to start thinking about how to promote and advertise your event in your community. Our team is with you every step of the way with thoughtful, cutting-edge strategies for maximizing your impact and making your event as successful as possible. Register here!

Vote Early Day 101: A Webinar Series

This year, Vote Early Day partners will organize in-person and online actions to empower their friends or neighbors to vote early nationwide. We hope you will join our monthly webinars to learn best practices and gain access to incredible tools to help your organization build an engaging and impactful celebration this fall. These webinars will […]