VoteRiders Partner Organizations
Partner Organizations support VoteRiders' mission and actively collaborate with us to accomplish it.
Some of the ways VoteRiders collaborates with Partners and other organizations:
- Educating and advising voters and other stakeholders about voter ID laws.
- Providing voter ID experts to answer questions and provide assistance in securing ID to vote via our national toll-free Voter ID Helpline (844-338-8743), our website, and firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For low-income voters: reimbursing the cost of any documents required to obtain a voter ID such as a certified copy of the voter’s birth certificate, name-change court order, etc., replacement driver’s license if necessary; and helping to arrange transportation to the local government office to secure their voter ID or any required documents.
- Providing free voter ID education materials online, including our Voter ID Info Cards and Voter ID Guides e.g. for voter registration and GOTV drives.
- Trainings for organizations and volunteers on how to obtain voter ID and required supporting documents.
- Working with pro bono lawyers (e.g., Association of Pro Bono Counsel) and government officials’ staff to help voters secure necessary documents.
- Training canvassers for door-to-door and phone-bank voter registration and Get Out the Vote (GOTV) drives.
- Tabling at community events and presentations to organizations.
- Facilitating local Voter ID Coalitions, including providing and supporting a locally-based VoteRiders Coordinator to organize outreach and activities.
- Organizing Voter ID Coalitions, Voter ID Clinics and other community events, e.g., Voter ID Month, Week, etc.
If you would like more details about becoming a Partner Organization, please contact us.
The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law is the lead partner of the non-partisan Election Protection Coalition, of which VoteRiders is a partner. It was formed to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process, and provides comprehensive voter information and advice on how citizens can make sure their vote is counted.
Election Protection Toll-Free Helplines for issues at the polls:
- 866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683), English only, led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law;
- 888-VE-Y-VOTA (888-839-8682), Spanish and English, led by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Education Fund;
- 888-API-VOTE (888-274-8683), in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali, led by APIAVote and Asian Americans Advancing Justice;
- 844-418-1682 (#YallaVote), Arabic and English, led by the Arab American Institute.
VoteRiders' other national partner organizations:
- The American Association of People with Disabilities focuses on increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities.
- The Association of Pro Bono Counsel is a mission-driven membership organization of over 180 attorneys and practice group managers who run pro bono practices in over 100 of the world’s largest law firms.
- BlackPAC supports a policy agenda that defends Black voters' rights, promotes dignity, and fosters economic justice in our communities and across the nation.
- Black Voters Matter: Effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny.
- Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that seeks to improve our systems of democracy and justice. The Center works to hold our political institutions and laws accountable to the twin American ideals of democracy and equal justice for all.
- The Center for Popular Democracy works to create equity, opportunity and a dynamic democracy.
- Campaign Legal Center works to improve our democracy and protect the fundamental right of all Americans to participate in the political process. CLC is home to the premier election law experts in the nation and aims to ensure that every American has the right to fully participate in shaping the laws and policies that directly impact their lives.
- Campus Election Engagement Project helps America's colleges and universities get as many of their 20 million students as possible to register, volunteer in campaigns, educate themselves, and turn out at the polls.
- The Center for Common Ground works to empower voters to cooperate with fellow community members to create the change they desire in their lives and neighborhoods.
- The Civics Center is dedicated to building the foundations of high school civic engagement and to increase youth voter registration and participation through education, research, advocacy, and volunteer organizing.
- Common Cause is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. They work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process.
- Crooked Media is an American political media company to whose VoteSaveAmerica initiative we have contributed state-by state voter ID information.
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is committed to public service with a primary focus on the Black community.
- Democracy Labs is a hub for ongoing technology and creative innovation that serves progressive campaigns and organizations at the national, state, and local levels.
- eMgage helps to educate and mobilize the Muslim American community to become a force for positive change and to build the next generation of civic leaders.
- Fair Elections Center is a national, nonpartisan voting rights and election reform organization which works to remove barriers to registration and voting for traditionally underrepresented constituencies.
- Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) is dedicated to women's equality, reproductive health, and non-violence.
- Headcount is a non-partisan organization that uses the power of music to register voters and promote participation in democracy.
- Higher Heights is building the political power and leadership of Black women from the voting booth to elected office.
- Hip Hop Caucus organizes 14–40 year-olds who identify with Hip Hop culture and share values of justice, equality, and opportunity. They provide leadership training and real-world civic leadership opportunities for cultural influencers at the grassroots level.
- Independent Sector is the only national membership organization that brings together the charitable community, working together to improve all lives, heal our natural world, and strengthen democratic society.
- Inspire U.S. supports high schools in planning and conducting student peer-to-peer voter registration activities.
- The League of Women Voters of the United States encourages informed and active participation in government.
- Mi Familia Vota is a national civic engagement organization that unites Latino, immigrant, and allied communities to promote social and economic justice through citizenship workshops, voter registration, and voter participation.
motivote is a digital platform that helps young people bridge the gap between intending to vote and actually doing it.
- The Movement Cooperative provides data and technology resources that match the needs of progressive organizations.
- National Council on Independent Living advances independent living and the rights of people with disabilities.
- National Disability Rights Network provides protection and advocacy for individuals with disabilities.
- National Voter Registration Day wants to make sure everyone has the opportunity to vote. On the 4th Tuesday in September of every year, volunteers and organizations from all over the country will “hit the streets” in a single day of coordinated ﬁeld, technology and media efforts. National Voter Registration Day creates broad awareness of voter registration opportunities and reaches tens of thousands of voters who may not register otherwise.
- Nonprofit VOTE partners with America’s nonprofits to help the people they serve participate and vote.
- People Demanding Action is helping to evolve a grassroots movement to rebuild American democracy, freedom, peace and justice.
- People For the American Way Foundation was founded in 1981 to promote the values and ideals that sustain a free and diverse society, to safeguard the constitutional principles that undergird American democracy, and to strengthen the public institutions that are charged with making those values and ideals real in the lives of all Americans. Our vision is a vibrantly diverse democratic society in which everyone is treated equally under the law, given the freedom and opportunity to pursue their dreams, and encouraged to participate in our nation’s civic and political life.
- Rock the Vote is the largest nonpartisan, non-profit organization in the United States driving young people to the polls. Fusing pop culture, politics, and technology, Rock the Vote works to mobilize the millennial voting bloc and the youth vote, protect voting rights, and advocate for an electoral process and voting system that works for the 21st century electorate.
- Voter Participation Center helps Americans register to vote and mobilizes the rising American electorate.
National Collaborating Organizations
- Advancement Project
- Alliance for Youth Action
- America Votes
- American Civil Liberties Union
- Athletes for Impact
- The Civil Rights Center
- Everybody Votes
- Movement Voter Project
- National Urban League
- National Voter Corps
- NextGen Climate
- State Voices
- Student Debt Crisis
- Student PIRGs
- United Steelworkers International
- Way to Win
- Young Invincibles
- ACLU of Alabama works to defend the individual rights and personal freedoms guaranteed to us by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. It is the Alabama affiliate of the national ACLU, a non-profit, non-partisan organization.
- Alabama Arise is a statewide citizens’ organization composed of faith and community groups that promotes state policies that improve the lives of low-income people.
- The Blackburn Institute at the University of Alabama is a leadership development and civic engagement program specifically focused on improving the state of Alabama.
- Disability Rights & Resources works to increase the independence of individuals with disabilities in Jefferson, Walker, Blount, St. Clair & Shelby counties of Alabama.
- Faith in Action Alabama’s mission is to honor God by achieving systemic change through faith-based community organizing to create pathways of opportunity for all Alabamians.
- Legal Services Alabama is a public interest law group representing low income Alabamians who need civil legal services. LSA has seven full-time offices serving all 67 counties.
Alabama Collaborating Organizations
- Alabama A&M University
- Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program at the University of Alabama
- Alabama Nonviolent Offenders Organization
- Greater Birmingham Ministries
- Tennessee Valley League of Women Voters Unit
- Arizona Advocacy Network works to defend and deepen Arizona’s commitment to democracy.
- Arizona Center for Empowerment (ACE) educates, empowers and engages working families to create solutions to issues of social and economic justice.
- Arizona Students’ Association is a student-led, non-partisan organization that represents 140,000+ university students and 400,000+ community college students and focuses on affordable and accessible higher education.
- Arizona Wins is a coalition of progressive advocacy organizations and labor unions, working together to improve public policy for working families in Arizona.
- CAIR-Arizona is a grassroots civil rights and advocacy group.
- CHISPA is a grassroots campaign that is raising Latino voices for a cleaner future in Arizona.
- Living United for Change in Arizona (LUCHA) is a community organization of families, working together to bring about a more socially and economically just AZ.
- Mi Familia Vota Education Fund promotes civic engagement in the Latino community.
- One Arizona members represent a broad tapestry of 501c3s focused on voter registration, voter engagement, voter mobilization, election protection, and issue advocacy.
- Phoenix College is the flagship of the Maricopa Community Colleges.
Tomorrow We Vote informs high school upperclassmen about their voting rights and issues impacting their communities.
- The ACLU of Arkansas is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization which uses legal, legislative and public education methods to protect and promote a broad range of constitutional issues.
CO Collaborating Organization
- Sudanese American Public Affairs Association
VoteRiders Florida Voter ID Coalition
- Abrazo Boricua is a coalition of Orlando-based advocacy, civil rights, faith, and civic engagement organizations that have come together to assist displaced Puerto Rican families.
- Action Together Network fights for human rights through action.
- Alianza for Progress seeks to unite the Puerto Rican and Hispanic population in the state of Florida and develop leaders from within the community that will support progressive policies.
- Bring It Home Florida is a grassroots nonprofit organization that empowers everyday people to fight for Florida’s future.
- Campus Peace Action UCF (University of Central FL) hopes to build a community ready to fight for justice as political activists, environmentalists, and community volunteers.
- The Central Florida Grassroots Progressives is a resource center committed to advancing progressive causes.
- Centro de Ayuda Hispana is a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency.
- Common Cause Florida is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.
- Community Hope Center restores dignity and self-sufficiency to low-income, poverty level families and individuals living in and around Osceola County, Florida.
- Disability Rights Florida is the statewide designated protection and advocacy system for individuals with disabilities in the State of Florida.
- Equality Florida, consisting of Equality Florida Institute and Equality Florida Action, is the largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Florida’s LGBTQ community.
- Faith in Public Life is a national network of nearly 50,000 clergy and faith leaders united in the prophetic pursuit of justice and the common good.
- Florida 501c3 Civic Engagement Table expands access to the ballot through voter protection and education.
- The Florida Immigrant Coalition works together for the fair treatment of all people, including immigrants.
- Florida Restoration of Rights Coalition is a grassroots, membership organization run by returning citizens who are dedicated to ending disenfranchisement and discrimination.
- The Florida Student Power Network is comprised of youth and student organizers who create strategic approaches that challenge oppression and secure justice sustainably.
- His Healing Hand Ministries is a purpose driven ministry working with those behind bars, those returning from a time away, those on probation or parole, or those who have a criminal past.
- Hispanic Federation works in the areas of education, health,
immigration, civic engagement, economic empowerment, and the environment.
- LatinoJustice uses litigation and advocacy to protect Latinx voting rights.
- League of Women Voters of Florida is involved in a broad range of Voter Services, including voter education.
- Mi Familia Vota Florida promotes civic engagement in the Latino community.
- Misión Boricua seeks to promote civic engagement within the Puerto Rican Diaspora of Central Florida.
- New Florida Majority works to increase the voting and political power of marginalized and excluded constituencies toward an inclusive, equitable, and just Florida.
- Organize Florida is a community-based, nonprofit member organization of low and moderate income people dedicated to the principles of social, racial, and economic justice and the promotion of an equal and fair Florida for all.
- The Peace and Justice Institute at Valencia College promotes peace and justice for all.
- The Picnic Project of Sanford helps those in need.
- Progress Florida promotes progressive values including increased civic participation and voter education.
- QLatinx is a grassroots racial, social, and gender justice organization dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of Central Florida's LGBTQ+ Latinx community.
- Respeta Mi Gente is a coalition of national and local groups organizing to promote the issues important to Puerto Ricans.
- The Rollins College Democracy Project is a nonpartisan student-led initiative dedicated to the idea that civic engagement is critical to our future.
- Student PIRGs (Public Interest Research Groups) give students the skills and opportunity to practice effective citizenship.
- UnidosUS serves Latinos in the areas of civic engagement, civil rights and immigration, education, workforce and the economy, health, and housing.
- The University of Central Florida is the largest college by enrollment in Florida, and is the second largest overall among U.S. colleges and universities.
- Vamos4PR is a network of stateside labor, community, cultural, and human rights groups committed to fighting for a better future for Puerto Rico and empowering the Puerto Rican diaspora.
Florida Collaborating Organizations
- Christian Help
- Diamonds in the Rough
- Habitat for Humanity
- I Am Group
- Loaves and Fishes
- Truth Health
GA Voter ID Education Partner Organizations
- Families First is Georgia's largest family and children's services organization in metro Atlanta, working to ensure success of underserved youth by age 25.
- Georgia WAND is an independent grassroots, woman-led organization that seeks to direct women’s voices into a powerful movement for social change.
- The New Georgia Project is a non-partisan effort to register and civically engage the rising electorate in Georgia.
- RuralVotes works to make sure rural America and urban America stay connected.
GA Collaborating Organizations
Indivisible Lamar County
AMOS (A Mid-Iowa Organizing Strategy) seeks to channel individual action into a responsible and powerfully-organized force for the common good.
League of Women Voters of Kansas has encouraged the informed and active participation of citizens in government for nearly 100 years.
Michigan Collaborating Organizations
- Michigan Civic Action Network
- Hennepin County Libraries include 41 libraries, website and outreach services serving 1.2 million Minnesota residents over 611 square miles.
Rosedale Freedom Project supports the Mississippi Delta’s young leaders in the development of critical consciousness and the practice of justice.
- Missouri Voter Protection Coalition, consisting of three dozen organizations that include civil rights advocates, faith leaders, community groups, the labor movement and legal experts, focuses on the state's voter ID law.
- Beyond Housing is a comprehensive community development organization based in the Normandy Schools Collaborative in north St. Louis County. From purchasing a home to health, education, jobs, and economic development, Beyond Housing offers holistic resources and support to help communities become better places to live.
NC Partner Organizations
- Blueprint North Carolina is a network of 41 non-profit, non-partisan organizations working together across issues and racial lines to advance equity and social justice in North Carolina.
- North Carolina State Board of Elections: the state agency charged with overall responsibility for administration of the elections process and campaign finance disclosure in North Carolina. The office of the State Board of Elections works in conjunction with County Board of Elections offices to ensure that elections are conducted lawfully and fairly.
- RISE Together North Carolina is a grassroots, nonpartisan organization advancing civic engagement, education, and community.
- RuralVotes works to make sure rural America and urban America stay connected.
NC Collaborating Organizations
- disAbility Resource Center
- El Pueblo
PA Collaborating Organization
- Korean Community Development Center
- League of Women Voters of Texas: encourages informed and active participation in government
- Legacy Community Health Services: a full-service, Federally Qualified Health Center for under-served Houstonians
- Mi Familia Vota Education Fund: promotes civic engagement in the Latino community
- Operation ID: helps under-served Houstonians to obtain a photo ID and/or birth certificate
- Student Government Association, University of Houston: works to improve and enhance the quality of the student experience
- Texas Civil Rights Project works to eliminate systemic barriers which exclude millions of people from the ballot box.
- Texas Freedom Network Education Fund: supports research and education on social policy issues
- Texans Together Education Fund: works across the Greater Houston Area to empower leaders in communities and promote civic engagement
Texas Collaborating Organizations
- Chinese Community Center
- Common Cause Texas
- Dallas Voter ID Coalition
- Harris County AFL-CIO
- Holy Name Catholic Church
- Houston Food Bank
- Houston Housing Authority
- Houston Peace and Justice Center
- League of Women Voters Houston
- Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County [Houston METRO]
- National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials [NALEO]
- Neighborhood Centers Inc.
- SEARCH Houston
- S.H.A.P.E. Community Center
- Star of Hope
- St. John's United Methodist Church - Downtown
- St. Patrick's Catholic Church
- Texas Campaign for the Environment
- Texas Organizing Project Education Fund
- Texas Southern University
- Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church
- Baptist General Convention of Virginia supports education and missions in Virginia and beyond.
- Campus Election Engagement Project-Virginia works with the administrators, faculty and students of Virginia’s colleges and universities to ensure students are electorally educated and confident that their vote will count.
- ID Ready Set Vote reaches VA voters who need photo ID and want to vote.
- NAACP Area 4 plus Charlottesville, Danville, Halifax, Hanover, Middlesex, Pittsylvania, Prince William, and South Boston branches ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and aim to eliminate race-based discrimination.
- People Demanding Action is helping to evolve a grassroots movement to rebuild American democracy, freedom, peace and justice.
- The Reasonable Voice encourages education and embraces the lessons of civic duty, civility and participating citizenship.
- Resource, Information, Help for the Disadvantaged and Disenfranchised (RIDH) is an award-winning all-volunteer statewide organization that educates and empowers Virginia families and communities to reduce the level of societal disenfranchisement of people with a criminal record and bring about necessary reforms to the criminal justice system.
- Richmond Crusade for Voters is dedicated to maintaining a democratic form of government and laying a firm foundation upon which the freedom of all people can be protected and under which a government of the people shall remain.
- RuralVotes works to make sure rural America and urban America stay connected.
- Unitarian Universalists for Social Justice in the National Capital Region seeks to change the world through acts of love and justice.
- VCU ASPIRE is a living-learning program at Virginia Commonwealth University that promotes community engagement through academic coursework and co-curricular experiences.
- Women-Matter is dedicated to the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and The International Women's Treaty (CEDAW).
Virginia Collaborating Organizations
NAACP Virginia State Conference, including local branches: Campbell County, Caroline, Chatham, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Chesapeake, Chesterfield, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Goochland, Hampton, Henrico, Isle of Wight, Loudoun, Norfolk, Nottoway County, Portsmouth, Powhatan, Richmond, Roanoke, Stafford, Suffolk, Virginia Beach
- Agape Worship Center
- American Legion - Chesapeake
- Bank St. Memorial Baptist Church
- Calvary Baptist Church
- Cogic Memorial (Senior Living)
- Enoch Baptist Church
- First African Baptist Church
- First Baptist Church
- First Colonial Inn (Senior Living)
- Fourth Baptist Church
- Fredericksburg County Fair
- Gethsemane Baptist Church
- Hunter Square/Norfolk Redevelopment Housing Authority
- Jericho Baptist Church
- Judeo-Christian Outreach Center
- Mosby Memorial Baptist Church
- Mount Trashmore Park
- National Action Network
- New Kent County Fair
- New Jerusalem Baptist Church
- New Light Baptist Church
- New Mount Olive Baptist Church
- New Virginia Majority
- Parson Residential Care Center
- Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Virginia
- Sandston Library
- Spratley House/Senior Living Housing Authority
- St. John A.M.E. Church
- The Russell House (Senior Living)
- Tidewater Gardens
- Together Hanover
- Trinity Faith Diamond Baptist Church
- Wesley Community Center
- Wesleyan Senior Living
WI Voter ID Coalition
- 9to5 Wisconsin is dedicated to putting working women’s issues on the public agenda.
- African-American Civic Engagement Roundtable exists to improve the quality of life for Wisconsin’s African-American community through civic engagement, education, economic development, access to quality and affordable healthcare and community justice.
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. focuses on equality and equity for all citizens of the world.
- Amani Neighborhood Association: A diverse group of Milwaukee residents determined to move forward toward a healthy and sustainable community.
- BLOC (Black Leaders Organizing for Communities) works to ensure a high quality of life and access to opportunities for members of the Black community in Milwaukee and throughout Wisconsin.
- Citizen Action of Wisconsin Education Fund: a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is committed to achieving a Wisconsin which embraces the full agency of our democracy.
- City on a Hill provides services to meet medical, nutritional, social, emotional and spiritual needs of uninsured, medically underserved and homeless residents of Milwaukee.
- Coalition of Voting Organizations of Brown County (including its Voter ID Help Team) is a growing umbrella group of non-partisan, voting-supportive organizations in Brown County that educates, motivates, assists in voter registration, and encourages active participation in the voting process.
- Dane County Voter ID Coalition educates voters about the requirement to show a voter photo ID to receive a ballot on Election Day or when voting absentee.
EXPO works to restore formerly incarcerated people to full participation in the life of communities.
- First United Methodist Church (Madison): including food ministries, homeless ministries and housing outreach to our music ministries and youth programs.
- League of Women Voters of Milwaukee County: conducts nonpartisan voter service and citizen education activities.
- NAACP Milwaukee Branch’s mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.
- Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s mission is to empower all individuals to manage their sexual and reproductive health through patient services, education and advocacy.
- Souls to the Polls Milwaukee promotes voter registration events, early voting opportunities and access to the polls.
- Tikkun Ha-ir works to build a more just Milwaukee through study, action, and civic engagement.
- UMOS, a non-profit advocacy organization, provides programs and services which improve the employment, educational, health and housing opportunities of underserved populations.
- Urban League of Racine and Kenosha is a non-profit community-based organization that enables African Americans, Hispanics and disadvantaged residents to secure economic self-reliance.
- Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition is a non-partisan effort to increase voting turnout and participation in the electoral process among members of Wisconsin’s disability community.
- Wisconsin Voices: a network of over 60 nonpartisan civic engagement organizations that leverage their collective power to mobilize and empower people to strengthen Wisconsin's democracy for everyone.
WI Collaborating Organizations
- Access Community Health Centers
- AFSME Council 32
- Ahmadiyya Muslim Community-Milwaukee
- Appleton Disability Rights Board
- Center for Veterans Issues
- Christ Church Milwaukee
- Common Cause in Wisconsin
- Community Warehouse
- Disability Rights Wisconsin
- End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin
- Guest House of Milwaukee
- Incarnation Church
- Indivisible Milwaukee
- Literacy Services of WI
- League of Progressive Seniors
- League of Women Voters of Dane County
- Metropolitan Church
- Milwaukee Area Technical College
- Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
- NAACP Dane County Branch
- Society's Assets
- St. Marks Church
- South Central Federation of Labor
- Urban League of Greater Madison
- Veterans for Peace
- VETS Place Central
- Voting Advocates of Brown County
- Wise Women
- Wyman AME Church, Racine
- YWCA Madison
- YWCA Milwaukee