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Why Tomorrow May Be The Most Important National Voter Registration Day Ever

Page Gardner | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Page Gardner

Think about that. For the first time in our nation's history, the most diverse electorate ever will enter voting booths on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. They will look more like the real America, and drive their own destinies.

I Have Four Numbers I Think About Every Day

Page Gardner | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics
Page Gardner

Tomorrow is National Voter Registration Day, and a great opportunity to remind eligible Americans to register to vote and participate in our democracy.

Lessons From America's First Labor Day and the Rise in Women Who Live Alone

Page Gardner | Posted 11.02.2013 | Women
Page Gardner

As we celebrate Labor Day today, we should reflect on how far we've come as a nation since 1882. And yet how far we need to go to keep improving the lives of vulnerable American workers. That's particularly true of our growing labor force of unmarried mothers, who are just barely managing to get by.

The Battle Over Who Votes in November

Page Gardner | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics
Page Gardner

There's a battle raging in Virginia and across the nation over who votes in America. Pitted against each other are groups like ours -- the Voter Parti...

VPC Fights Suppression Efforts in Virginia

Page Gardner | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Page Gardner

GOP voter suppression efforts escalate in Virginia. But the Voter Participation Center (VPC) is fighting back. The Voter Participation Center (VPC) s...