While the general election may be over, as action-oriented, community-conscious women, let’s continue to stay engaged and aware of issues affecting us on the local, state and national levels.
Below is a list of important social action and voter education resources to help you stay engaged. You can also access these resources directly from the Finer Women Rising app – available on (Google Play) and the (App Store).
Voter Education Resources
- How To Make Your Congressman Listen To You
- Verify Your Registration Status
- Black Women Vote
- Election Protection (866ourvote.org)
Election Protection works year-round to advance and defend the right to vote.
- Heigher Heights for America
Heigher Heights provides meaningful ways for Black women to be engaged in the political process.
- NAACP Legislative Priorities (2015-16)
- Black Women’s Roundtable 2016 Election Voter Guide
- Report: Black Women In The United States (2016)
- NPHC Social Action Taskforce
Resources to help NPHC member organizations maximize efforts for the 2016 election.
- Virginia Leadership Institute
The Virginia Leadership Institute founded by Soror Krysta Jones, was created in 2006 to increase the number of Black elected officials to 500 by 2026.
A one stop resource with everything you need to register & check your registration status.
- Rock the Vote
Voter registration deadlines for your state.
- Black Girls Vote
Black Girls Vote empowers Black women to change policy through the electoral process.
- Black Voter Empowerment Campaign
- Vote Spotter
Vote Spotter is a mobile app that connects you to your elected officials and sends you alerts when they vote.
- Vote Riders
Download a list of acceptable voter IDs for every state + DC in a convenient wallet card size.
- Non-Profit Vote
A useful guide to nonpartisan voter engagement.
Finer Women Rising would like to thank Soror Krysta Jones (Zeta Phi Beta National Program Manager), Soror LaKetha Prioleau (Zeta Phi Beta National Parliamentarian) and Soror Nicole Butler for their support of this project!
An extra special thank you goes to Steven Catlett (Photographer), Soror Kalilah Catlett (Photo Shoot Assistant) and Bro. Chris Fleming (Art Direction) for your patience, expertise and continued support.