Celebrate Democracy & Pave the Road to 2024: Get #VoteReady with HeadCount.org This Upcoming National Voter Registration Day! (9/19/23)
With the 2024 elections on the horizon, now is the time for the youth of America to stand tall, voice their opinions, and shape the future. We at the Grateful Web urge Americans to join us in promoting the essence of democracy this coming National Voter Registration Day on September 19th, 2023.
Just one day after four members of the Proud Boys were convicted of seditious conspiracy for their role in the attack on the U.S. Capitol, Harvard Law School Professor Alan Jenkins and New York Times bestselling author Gan Golan have teamed up with veteran comic book artist Will Rosado to release 1/6, a provocative new graphic novel that asks and answers the questions: What if the Insurrection had been successful and violently overturned the election?
Today, HeadCount and Up to Us have announced a strategic partnership to educate, register and turn out young voters in 2022. The organizations are collaborating through a shared belief that democracy should represent all Americans. Young voters’ diverse and passionate voices make us a better union and must be heard on Election Day.
#iVoted is building our next Festival for Election Day - November 8, 2022. Help support our mission to increase voter turnout nation-wide!
On Election Night 2020 over 450 artists performed nationwide via webcast in support of voter turnout, making #iVoted Festival the largest single night digital concert in history. Fans RSVP’d with a selfie at home with their blank and unmarked ballot to access the stream.
Yesterday the House narrowly passed the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (HR4) along party lines. We applaud the leadership to bring this bill forward, and those who have worked tirelessly to present and catalog hours of testimony and data presented to define the parameters of the bill so that it accurately meets our current needs to protect our democracy.
HeadCount Launches Artist Sweeps with Bobby Weir, Billy Strings + more Supporting the 'Save The Vote!' initiative to Protect Voting Rights
A virtual private guitar lesson with Bobby Weir and a virtual piano lesson with Amy Lee of Evanescence are among the prizes in a series of online sweepstakes supporting HeadCount, the nonpartisan voter registration organization that works with musicians to promote participation in democracy.
On April 2 a group of Colorado banjo players will congregate in front of Senator Hickenlooper’s office at the Federal Building in Denver as part of Recovery Recess (3/29 - 4/11), a grass roots initiative by the Working Families Party and dozens of other progressive organizations in an effort to pass the THRIVE Agenda.