Vote for Homes Coalition

Get involved with the Vote for Homes! Coalition, a nonpartisan advocacy effort focused on housing, jobs, and services.
Since 1999, Vote for Homes! has registered more than 16,000 voters and mobilized thousands to vote. You can join us!

A STATEMENT FROM THE PROJECT HOME COMMUNITY IN THE WAKE OF THE NATIONAL ELECTION

Vote For Homes will be providing ride for people who are homeless, formerly homeless, or returning citizens. Please fill out a ride request form so we have all the information.

Also, please post this Voter Rights Information Poster at your program, shelter, or affordable housing. TIME TO GET OUT THE VOTE!

Mobilize Voters with the Vote For Homes Coalition!

Join Vote For Homes in our nonpartisan effort to mobilize voters by supporting the voting rights of people who are low-income, homeless, living with disabilities, or formerly incarcerated.

We need volunteers to help us call voters and remind them about the election, and to provide a limited number of rides for voters to the polls on Election Day, November 8th.

Please let us know your availability for training and to volunteer before and on Election Day.

Join Vote For Homes in our ongoing nonpartisan effort to register voters by learning about how to support the voting rights of people who are low-income, homeless, living with disabilities, or formerly incarcerated.

We are hosting trainings for voter registration so register here.

If you want to help with calling voters or getting people to the polls, you can sign up here to be notified about future opportunities. 

DNC Events Relevant to Poverty and Homelessness

Below are some events related to issues of poverty during the week of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. We will update this list as we learn of new events. (Project HOME is not directly endorsing these events.)

 

Primary Election Day in Pennsylvania is Tuesday, April 26
Polls are open from 7 AM - 8 PM

A few tips:
•    Who can vote? Voters registered as Democrats or Republicans may vote in their party’s Primary Election on Tuesday, April 26. Registered voters with no party affiliation may only vote on ballot questions during the Primary Election.
•    Where do I vote? Confirm your voter registration and find your Pennsylvania polling place - www.bit.ly/VoteVerifyPA

These materials were developed by the Vote For Homes Coalition to support voter registration and mobilization of low income voters. You are welcome to use and modify for your voter outreach efforts.

Visit www.voteforhomes.org for more infomation about the Vote For Homes Coalition. There are also resources on the Pennsylvania Department of State website, including online voter registration, a printable form, and toolkits.

Videographer Christopher Brown cut together his footage of Mayor Kenney discussing how he would work to end homelessness and alleviate poverty in Philadelphia from the May 7, 2015 Vote For Homes Real Solutions to Hunger and Homelessness Mayoral Forum and created this terrific piece above. Definitely worth your time. After watching, make sure to sign the Vote For Homes welcome letter to Mayor Kenney and ask him to keep ending poverty and homelessness as the center of his work.

Welcome Mayor Kenney - Please sign the welcome letter!

Welcome Mayor Kenney! Please sign the Vote For Homes Coalition petition to welcome Mayor Kenney and ask him to keep ending poverty and homelessness as the center of his work. Sign the petition today and share with your networks!

In just a few weeks on December 17, at the threshold of the darkest night of the year, people will gather outside City Hall with candles to remember how deadly poverty is, and how unforgiving are the streets of Philadelphia. Homeless Memorial Day, organized annually by a broad coalition of organizations, remembers those who have experienced homelessness and have died in 2015. It is a somber gathering. Every name is spoken into the air like a benediction.

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