Campus Compact’s34 state affiliates are CEEP’s prime partners. Campus Compact is a national coalition of almost 1,200 college and university presidents — representing some 6 million students — who are committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education. As the only national higher education association dedicated solely to campus-based civic engagement, Campus Compact promotes public and community service that develops students’ citizenship skills, helps campuses forge effective community partnerships, and provides resources and training for faculty seeking to integrate civic and community-based learning into the curriculum. Campus Compact members include public, private, two- and four-year institutions across the spectrum of higher education. These institutions put into practice the ideal of civic engagement by sharing knowledge and resources with their communities, creating local development initiatives, and supporting service and service-learning efforts in areas such as K-12 education, health care, the environment, hunger/homelessness, literacy, and senior services.
The Campus Vote Project, helps college students work with administrators and local election officials to make the process of voting easier and overcome barriers students often face to voting such as residency laws, registration deadlines, and voter ID requirements.
The League of Women Voters is a citizens’ organization that has fought since 1920 to improve our government and engage all citizens in the decisions that impact their lives. They operate at national, state and local levels through more than 800 state and local Leagues.
Rock the Vote’s mission is to engage and build political power for young people in our country. They use music, popular culture, new technologies and grassroots organizing to motivate and mobilize young people in our country to participate in every election.
The Andrew Goodman Foundation’s Vote Everywhere program empowers Millennials to register voters and engage in issues activism. The Foundation’s vision is that “young people become active, engaged citizens who ensure a peaceful, just and sustainable future
TurboVote partners with colleges, universities, and non-profit organizations. It keeps track of registration and vote-by-mail rules for all 50 states and can mail paper copies of completed forms, with stamped, addressed envelopes for local election officials.
Founded in 2005, Nonprofit VOTE partners with America’s nonprofits to help the people they serve participate and vote. They are the leading source of nonpartisan resources to help nonprofits integrate voter engagement into their ongoing activities and services.
On September 27, 2016, volunteers, celebrities, and organizations from all over the country will “hit the streets” for National Voter Registration Day, a single day of coordinated ﬁeld, technology and media efforts to create pervasive awareness of voter registration opportunities.
Student PIRGs are independent statewide student organizations that work on issues like environmental protection, consumer protection, and hunger and homelessness and give students the skills and opportunity to practice effective citizenship.
Project Vote Smart is a nonprofit that provides free, non-biased, in-depth, and accurate information about current officials, candidates, issues, legislation, and voting. Information is available through www.votesmart.org and the Voter’s Research Hotline (1-888-VOTE SMART).
The Election Protection works to ensure that all voters can participate in the political process. In 2000, millions of voters, primarily in minority communities, were denied the right to vote through poor voter education, intimindation poorly trained poll workers and malfunctioning voting machines.
Long Distance Voter is a comprehensive resource for registering and voting by mail.LDV aims to simplify the absentee voting process by gathering all the information in one place and organizing it into easy-to-read voter guides. Prior to LDV’s launch, there was no centralized resource for absentee voting.
Common Cause is a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy organization founded in 1970 by John Gardner as a vehicle for citizens to make their voices heard in the political process and to hold their elected leaders accountable to the public interest.
Student Veterans of America’s mission is to provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation. SVA’s vision is that allveterans succeed in higher education and gain meaningful employment.
The Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation supports anti-poverty programs in the area of hunger and education. The Bonner Scholar and Bonner Leader Programs work with more than 75 colleges and universities, providing an opportunity to serve to more than 3,200 students annually.
The student members of the United States Student Association work with a vision for a just society in which generations of representative leaders understand their power and engage and empower diverse communities to create social change.
Youth Service America improves communities by increasing the number and the diversity of young people serving in substantive roles through educating youth, teachers, community organizations, media, and public officials in the power of youth as problem solvers.
VoteRiders focuses exclusively on voter ID issues. They inform and help citizens to secure their voter ID as well as inspire and support organizations, local volunteers, and communities to sustain voter ID education and assistance efforts. They focus especially on helping voters obtain documents required by their state’s voter ID laws. www.voteriders.org