BAKE THE VOTE
You can still join Bake the Vote!
BAKE THE VOTE! Bakers Against Racism is activating once again to Stand Up for what is right!
Donate to organizations that are ensuring a fair election, preserving everyone's right to vote and creating pathways for true equality.
Check out our resources and contact us for any Q's you might have.
Your voice is your power!
BAKE THE VOTE RESOURCES
6 STEP VOTER CHECKLIST:
1.REGISTER TO VOTE
2.KNOW YOUR VOTING RIGHTS
3. EDUCATE YOURSELF ON THE CANDIDATES AND ISSUES ON THE BALLOT
4.MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE
5.ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO DO STEPS 1-4
*BONUS*: FILL OUT THE 2020 CENSUS!
VOTER HOTLINE NUMBERS:
VOTER HOTLINE NUMBERS:
If you need help while at the polls or come across any obstacles while trying to vote, call:
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (Spanish/ English)
1-844-YALLA-US (Arabic/ English)
1-888-API-VOTE (Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, Bengali and English)
OTHER WAYS TO ENSURE A FAIR ELECTION:
-Become a poll worker!
-Talk to your friends, family and co-workers about the importance of voting!
-Check out Demand the Vote to get involved in:
Helping voters obtain ID's!
-If you live in one of the following states, IDs are required to vote!
Volunteer with Spread the Vote to ensure all eligible voters have the right documentation to cast their ballot on Nov 3rd!
ORGANIZATIONS TO SUPPORT (THESE ARE JUST A FEW!):
All of these organizations are fighting to ensure fair elections, but we encourage you to also look for organizations working on your local level to benefit communities near you!
For help finding local organizers, check out:
Working to increase power in marginalized, predominantly Black communities with the belief that effective voting allows a community to determine its own destiny. This includes increasing voter registration and turnout, policy advocacy for fair and equal voting rights and organizational development and training.
Promotes fair elections in Georgia and around the country, encourages voter participation in elections and educates voters about elections and their voting rights. Fair fight also brings awareness to the public on election reform, advocates for election reform on all levels and engages in other voter education programs and communications.
Works 365 days a year to: obtain IDs for eligible voters, make election guides, create educational tools, help voters make and execute a plan to vote
Through litigation and advocacy, the ACLU fights back against voter suppression. In addition, they advocate for policies that make it easier for Americans to vote (such as same-day and online voter registration.) Consider donating to an ACLU chapter that is particularly vulnerable to voter suppression: Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Connecticut, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Florida, Kansas
Works across party lines to build a democracy that works for everyone by holding those in power accountable through lobbying, litigation and grassroots organizing. Common Cause is currently suing to save the US Postal Service and to reverse the dangerous anti-voting changes that the postmaster general has made.
A nonpartisan law and policy institute that strives to uphold the values of democracy. They work to build an America that is democratic, just and free- for all.
Provides a voter registration hotline with assistance in 9 Asian languages. Also assist with ballot comprehension and education on voting rights.
Rock the Vote helps to build young people's political power and increase their participation in our democracy. Rock the vote fights for the voting rights of young people, mobilizes first-time voters, and educates young people about civics and the democratic process.
Committed to ensuring voters have the information they need to successfully participate in every election.
CHECK OUT THESE OTHER ARTICLES ON HOW OUR CURRENT ELECTION AND VOTING SYSTEM NEGATIVELY AND DISPROPORTIONATELY AFFECTS MARGINALIZED INDIVIDUALS:
The Electoral College:
The 2013 Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act: