“If we don’t vote, we are ignoring history and giving away the future.”
- Pat Mitchell
Chances are, being a Broad or Bro associated with this organization, you plan to vote. But what about the people around you—friends, family, neighbors, and community members?
Is there someone in your life that may face barriers? Are they busy, overwhelmed, or forgetful? Especially now, with the pandemic complicating things for many. What can you do to make sure everyone exercises their right to vote?
Help Others Make a Plan
Planning ahead is the best way to turn intent into action. The National Council of Jewish Women has a series of questions that help people develop a plan.
- What time will you vote?
- Where are you voting?
- Do you have a mail-in ballot or are you going to the polls?
- How are you getting there?
- Do you need a ride?
- Who else can you bring with you?
- Do you need to take off work or secure childcare?
- In states with voter I.D. laws: Do you have all the necessary documents to vote?
Research shows that working through the logistics of voting is a powerful way to ensure someone follows through with voting.
Do your part to help others vote as well.