SPEAK UP

as an organized group

 

How can I organize with others to
increase voter turnout

in our community?

 

RESEARCH

 

Questions above are not meant to be exhaustive.


Conduct as much research as you feel is necessary

to get an idea of the situation in your community.

 

What are previous

voter turnout numbers
in our community?

If low numbers, why have they been this way in the past?

What ongoing efforts exist to increase voter turnout in our community?

Who is currently
working on this?


Who are other
relevant players?

MESSAGE

Answer the following as a group:

 
 

ACTION

For every action

the group would like to organize

relating to voter turnout,

answer the following:

 

US ON US

What do we say
about ourselves?

 

Why do we support increasing

voter turnout numbers?

THEM ON US

What do those who oppose us
say about us?

 

What criticisms exist of increasing
voter turnout numbers?

THEM ON THEM

What do those who oppose us

say about themselves?

 

What are they fighting for?

US ON THEM

What do we say about

those who oppose us?

 

What do we think they're fighting for?

Define your message regarding voter turnout,
and stick to it throughout any and all actions you design.

What is the action?

Who will take this action? How will we encourage participation?

What is the goal of this action?

Who is the target of this action?

Where will this action take place? What space will we use for this action?

When will this action take place? Is it one-time, recurring, or ongoing?

Why are we taking this action? How does it fit the overall needs of our community?

How will we take this action? What resources do we need to implement this action?

What are some anticipated responses or criticisms to this action?

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NEED A TEMPLATE FOR
THE QUESTIONS ABOVE?

DID YOU ORGANIZE AN ACTION
IN YOUR COMMUNITY?

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