The Network for 2018
Beyond Describing the Problem

Advance Carolina
http://advancecarolina.org/

NC Black Leadership Caucus
https://www.northcarolinablacklea
dershipcaucus.com/about-us

The US Constitution
https://usconstitution.net/const.html

The Library of Congress
https://loc.gov/

The Congressional Black Caucus
https://cbc.house.gov/

NC State Board of Elections
https://www.ncsbe.gov/

Eastern North Carolina Civic Group
https://www.facebook.com/
EasternNCCivicGroup

Durham Committee of the Affairs of Black People
https://www.dcabp.org/

Facing South
http://www.facingsouth.org

NC Legislative Black Caucus
https://nclbcf.org/

National Black Leadership Conference (New Hanover County, Chapter)
https://www.facebook.com/ncblac
kleadershipcaucus/

Alliance of NC Black Elected Officials
http://ncbeoalliance.org/

African American Caucus of NC Democratic Party
https://www.facebook.com/African-American-Caucus-North-Carolina-Democratic-Party-576042415778114/

Raleigh Wake Citizens Association
http://rwcaraleigh.com/

NAACP North Carolina
https://naacpnc.org/

Brennan Center for Justice
https://www.brennancenter.org/

Democracy North Carolina
https://democracync.org/

Charlotte Mecklenburg Chapter NC Black Leadership Caucus
https://www.facebook.com/
meckblackleadershipcaucus/

The Political Campaign Desk Reference
https://www.amazon.com/Political-Campaign-Desk-Reference-Professionals

Get Out The Vote: How to Increase Voter Turnout
https://www.amazon.com/Get-Out-Vote-Increase-Turnout/

How to Win a Local Election
https://www.amazon.com/How-Local-Election-Lawrence-Grey

The Campaign Manager: Running and Winning Local Elections
https://www.amazon.com/Campaign-Manager-Running-Winning-Elections/

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Voter Engagement

Educate, Organize, Mobilize

ECSU Student Civic Engagement Ramping up for 2020 Elections – GDN Exclusive “A Call to Colors” Vol. II Part XV

Ramsey proudly touts what the campus NAACP does in promoting voting and voter registration drives at the beginning of the school year.

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Dear Candidates, During Election Season Here Is What Black People Want: Meaningful Engagement

andidates and their campaigns are comfortable talking at black people, but few want to talk to us. This limits our ability to influence their decisions and policies. And it’s a bad strategy…

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The Key to Representative Democracy? Persuasion

I am lucky enough these days to be in regular touch with young people — students — who are interested in public service. I find hope in their quality, energy, and motivation, and they press me to think more deeply…

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Alpha Phi Alpha President, Everett Ward, Pushes Voter Mobilization Efforts – GDN Exclusive “A Call to Colors” Vol. II Part XIV

The time is now for historically black Greek organizations that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council to claim their important roles in nonpartisan voter registration, education, and ultimately mobilization.

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Why Florida’s New Voting Rights Amendment May Not Be as Sweeping

Florida used to have the nation’s strictest disenfranchisement law for people convicted of crimes classified as felonies. In most states, voting rights are automatically restored after a person…

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Historically Black Colleges Seek Path Forward in Tighter US College Market

Total collegiate enrollment in 2017 was only 19.8 million, which represents a 5.7 percent decline from 2010. HBCU enrollment has dropped a bit faster, falling to 298,000, which represents an 8.6 percent overall decline….

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Dr. Barber Says Student Civic Engagement Is Essential – GDN Exclusive “A Call to Colors” Vol. II Part XIII

With the 2020 elections just around the corner, harnessing the power of the black student vote is critical, observers say, in determining the future of this nation.

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Automatic Voter Registration Laws Transform How People Register to Vote

In the past five years, 15 states have adopted automatic voter registration (AVR). These registration increases are found in big and small states…

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SGAs/BSUs Nationwide Encouraged  To adopt “Civic Engagement” Campaigns – GDN Exclusive Vol II, Part XII

“A Call to Colors,” the Greater Diversity News’ (GDN) student civic engagement campaign promoting voter registration, education and mobilization, is set to spread nationwide…

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