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  • Chicago Votes Monthly: Spring into action!

    Another month has passed and so too has Illinois’ primary election! Chicago Votes carried out a widespread effort to educate young folks on the ballot and mobilize them to the polls. In collaboration with three artists incarcerated in Illinois prisons, we created another impactful voter guide. Thousands of copies were directly mailed to young voters, handed…


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