Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Thursday: 501(c)(3) Guidelines for Voter Engagement
Being Nonpartisan: 501(c)(3) Guidelines for Nonprofits Doing Voter Engagement
Thursday March 21st, 2:00-3:00pm Eastern
Unsure what it means to be nonpartisan when engaging voters and connecting to candidates around elections? Join our next training when we'll review what your organization can do on a nonpartisan basis to help your constituents and community vote through voter registration, voter education, and get-out-the-vote efforts. Topics include candidate forums, ballot measures, nonpartisan use of social media, and what nonprofit staff and volunteers can do in personal time. Register now and help raise participation rates in your community!
Featured Presenter: George Pillsbury is the founder and Executive Director of Nonprofit VOTE. In 2005, he joined with state and national nonprofit partners to launch Nonprofit VOTE as a resource for 501(c)(3) nonprofits wishing to conduct nonpartisan election activities. As its director, he has authored numerous nonpartisan voter engagement toolkits and guides, including Nonprofits, Voting and Elections: A Guide for 501(c)(3)s, A Nonprofit's Guide to Hosting a Candidate Forum, and a series of factsheets on nonprofits and election activity. His work spans four decades in the nonprofit sector working in the fields of philanthropy, social investing, and voter and civic participation.