Resources for Playing to Win was last updated March 2, 2020.
Check Your Voter Registration Regularly
Check to See if You’re STILL Registered to Vote: Vote Save America
Donate to Voting Rights Organizations or Organizing
Barack Obama & Eric Holder’s Gerrymandering and GOTV organization: All On The Line
Stacey Abrams’s Voter Protection Teams: Fair Fight 2020
Vote Save America’s Field Organizers for Battleground States: Leave It All on the Field
Beto O’Rourke’s Organizing Grassroots Volunteers: Powered by People
Black Leaders Organizing their Communities on the north side: BLOC
Ballot Box Equality at the Ballot Box across Indian Country: Four Directions
Latino Leaders Organizing the Communities on the south side of Milwaukee : Voces de la Frontera
Help Democrats Abroad contact their voting states to confirm registration or register: Democrats Abroad
The Political Home for Black Women: Higher Heights
We Can Do This: Music to Get You Going
Tom Petty: I Won’t Back Down
Fifth Dimension: Save the Country
Renata Scotto : La mamma morta (go to 2:53 to get to the good stuff):
We Can Do This: Articles to Get You Going
We Can Do This: Interviews to Get You Going
Elizabeth Warren Interview with Higher Heights (“Political Home for Black Women”)
Studies of What Motivates Voters
Phone Banking Recommendations
For a better response rate, set up a local number through Google Voice.
Discussed but no links, Elizabelle offered to check with her organizer. In the meantime, perhaps contact the campaign for your preferred candidate?
This branch has additional resources to simplify the job — they provide the postcards and the addressing labor; all you have to do is write an encouraging GOTV message (and throw in some cash for the stamps). The group is meeting NOW daily at various delicious eating establishments throughout Alexandria, VA so one can be with the group or just pick up and drop off postcards.
Focus is on protecting the VA Democratic Majority in the House and Democratic ownership of VA state government as well as flipping VA districts, but there are special efforts to support and flip other states, including Michigan.
MazeDancer’s Postcards for Patriots (recommended, but no link yet)
Reclaim Our Vote a national civil rights group that contacts voters purged from voter rolls and tries to get them re-registered.
Sister District which focuses on state level races (esp. important in a census year)
ACLU Postcards (recommended, but no link yet)
Americans of Conscience (recommended, but no link yet)
Volunteer Opportunities Suggested by “Take Action” Jackals
Find a SwingLeft group near you (Tips on how to find those groups?)
Find a local Indivisible group near you. Some groups are writing postcards and doing street visibility protests.
Pick a Senate Race
Washington State Democrats: Volunteer
Seattle: call (206) 583-0664 and ask for the Operations Manager
Food Ideas for Volunteers and Campaign Organizers
Pizza is easy. Fruits, vegetables, juice, salads, desserts are all great. If you can cook, and you have the time, real meals are a godsend. (If someone is willing to expand on this, I will create a page and link to it here.)