Affordable Homes are Built with Ballots! Join Webinar on ‘Helpful Tools and Partners for Election Engagement,’ November 21!

Affordable homes are built with ballots every bit as much as they are built with beams and drywall! Low-income renters need to vote, and candidates for elected office must be engaged on affordable housing! That’s why NLIHC is offering a free 15-month “Third Thursdays at Three” webinar and podcast series on nonpartisan voter and candidate engagement.

The next webinar in the series, “Helpful Tools and Partners for Election Engagement,” will take place on November 21 at 3:00 p.m. ET. NLIHC will be joined by guest presenter Maggie Bush, programs and outreach director for the League of Women Voters. Attendees will learn about tools like building voter registration apps into organizational websites, looking up and providing sample ballots, where to find voter-rights hotlines, and other key resources provided by national partners.  Register for the webinar and the entire webinar series at:

NLIHC’s nonpartisan Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020 project provides an array of resources, tools, and training on increasing voter registration and turnout rates among low-income renters and on engaging candidates leading up to the 2020 elections, including these webinars and podcasts covering many facets of voter and candidate engagement featuring experts and advocates with frontline experience.

The presentations take place at 3:00 p.m. ET on the third Thursday of each month. All sessions will be recorded and posted to the Our Homes, Our Votes: 2020 website for those who cannot attend the live broadcasts. The full list of webinar topics:

  • Session 1: Legal Considerations for Election Engagement for 501 (c3) organizations, September 19. (Watch recording at:
  • Session 2: Developing an Effective Plan for Voter Engagement Work, October 17.  (Watch recording at:
  • Session 3: Helpful Tools and Partners for Election Engagement, November 21
  • Session 4: Voter Registration Part 1 – Messaging, Events, and Canvassing, December 19
  • Session 5: Voter Registration Part 2 – Finding and Registering Residents of Subsidized Housing, January 16
  • Session 6: The Role of Housing Providers in Registering and Mobilizing Voters, February 20
  • Session 7: Getting Candidates on the Record, March 19
  • Session 8: Educating Voters, April 16
  • Session 9: Housing Issues and Ballot Initiatives, May 21
  • Session 10: Overcoming Common Obstacles to Voting, June 18
  • Session 11: The Challenge of Voting While Homeless, July 16
  • Session 12: Voter Mobilization Part 1 – Early Voting and Vote-by-Mail, August 20
  • Session 13: Voter Mobilization Part 2 – Protecting Low Income People form Voter Intimidation and Voter Caging Tactics, September 17
  • Session 14: Election Day! Getting Out the Vote, October 15
  • Session 15: After the Vote – Holding Candidates to their Promises, November 19

Register once for all webinars and receive reminders at:

Watch recordings of previous webinars at: