Using Your Vote to Stop Hunger in 2016

Join our National partner the Food Research and Action Center for one of their following webinars.

Register Now for FRAC’s Hunger and the 2016 Election Webinar Series
With the election season ramping up, there are many permissible activities that 501(c)(3) nonprofits can undertake to elevate the issue of hunger in America among candidates and voters and help families struggling with hunger exercise their right to vote.

Increasing Voter Registration Opportunities Tuesday, June 7th, 2-3 p.m. EDT Looking for feasible steps that your organization can take to support voter registration opportunities for disenfranchised, low-income voters? Join us to learn about the ins-and-outs of advocating for National Voter Registration Act compliance at SNAP and WIC agencies.  You’ll also hear how anti-hunger groups are conducting voter registration.  The webinar will also describe available state-specific materials. Project Vote will join us.
What Everyone Should Know About Hunger: Voter and Candidate Education Tuesday, July 5th, 2-3 p.m. EDT. Access FRAC’s ready-to-use materials to share with voters, candidates, their staff, and the public.  Get tips from state partners on how to host successful candidate forums, create helpful voter guides, and capitalize on candidate meetings.
Strategies for Anti-Hunger Organizations to Use to Get Out the Vote Tuesday, August 2nd, 2-3 p.m. EDT Learn the importance of voter mobilization and the do’s and don’ts for Getting Out the Vote for 501(c)(3)s.  Hear examples of how anti-hunger groups have leveraged existing partnerships to help voters struggling with hunger exercise their right to vote, and what you can do given the time constraints of your work.  NonProfit Vote will join us.
In case you missed it, check out the recording of our previous webinar with Alliance for Justice:
What Can a 501(c)(3) Do During Election Season? (Feb 17, 2016)


For more information on what Empower Missouri is doing regarding Hunger join the Empower Missouri Hunger Task Force by contacting Christine Woody:


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