1 Vote counts
- 1 VOTE COUNTS is committed to Inspiring, Empowering, Educating and Engaging our youth, as well as, returning citizens, uninformed, disenfranchised communities on the significance and role of all citizens in the electoral process.
- Their GOAL is to educate at-risk communities, including returning citizens and, our youth on pertinent issues that will impact their future, as well as, increase voters’ registration and participation through grassroots lobbying, educational seminars, and, citizen advocacy.
- They BELIEVE when all individuals are informed on issues that negatively impact their neighborhoods, they utilize the vote to make a positive change!
1 VC members and beneficiaries become self sustaining when they become active citizens who are committed to the electoral process. They are working to create a pipeline of BIPOC community leaders to embrace, join and foster the work in their neighborhoods. Their approach involves creating partnerships with community organizations that provide life sustaining resources to break the hand out mentality and teach a hand up/self reliant model. By streamlining their processes, they are able to prevent redundancy, eliminate waste, and resolve potential issues before they occur. This is what Pennywise is all about!