October 27, 2022 -
The cofounder of the Atlanta social justice nonprofit Women Engaged recently spoke with Bard College history professor Jeannette Estruth about the organization's nonpartisan civic engagement efforts in Georgia, its work promoting Black women's human rights, and how Southern organizers are shaping a new standard of political representation.
May 24, 2019 -
Watch the new documentary by Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren of Field Studio that takes viewers inside the 2018 Woke Vote effort led by young African American organizers in Southern states to transform voter turnout and elect political progressives.
January 11, 2019 -
In Florida, where a new constitutional amendment has restored voting rights to most ex-felons, organizers are planning a voter registration and engagement campaign to reach those with — and without — criminal convictions. Meanwhile, a lawsuit aims to expand voting rights to people with felony records in Kentucky.
November 4, 2016 -
Growing in numbers and galvanized by Donald Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric, Latino voters are casting ballots in record numbers across the South this year.
May 12, 2016 -
Latinos have historically been a small voting bloc in Arkansas, but immigrant organizers say the GOP frontrunner's xenophobic rhetoric is driving many to get involved in the 2016 election.
March 11, 2016 -
Latino youth from North Carolina say more can be done to reach out to this critical but under-engaged group of voters.
February 19, 2016 -
A new Institute report finds that young Latino voters will be a key factor in the coming years in strengthening the voice of the Latino community in the South.