What We Do
It’s simple: we believe democracy works better when more people participate. That means our volunteers are out registering voters, reminding people to vote and making sure everyone gets the skinny on the upcoming election.
Whether it’s Give a Sh*T happy hour (our voter reg pub crawl), National Voter Registration Day (September 25th!), or collecting pledge-to-vote postcards at concerts, our volunteers are bringing
sexy democracy back.
Chicago Votes runs a hands-on leadership development program. Just like we believe democracy works better when more of us vote, we also believe democracy works better when more people run for office. So we teach new leaders the grassroots organizing basics. From field to fundraising, targeting to volunteer recruitment, we drop some knowledge on our new leaders so that they can organize better, faster more awesome campaigns. Apply within.