Cities Vote: Municipal Motion Information
On this Municipal Motion Information we define how bettering entry to the poll field for Black, Indigenous, Latinx/Hispanic and different individuals of colour advantages all individuals in a neighborhood (the hyperlink between civic engagement and thriving cities), the origins of racial voter disenfranchisement and the up to date ways in which it disguises itself now, and the actions metropolis leaders can take to create extra equitable elections, together with the 3 ways metropolis leaders have already performed a task in addressing the historical past of racial voter disenfranchisement;
Implement, Advocate & Educate
Cities can implement voting infrastructure that allows accessible, secure and safe elections to all eligible voters with a race fairness lens, together with making certain that Black, Indigenous, Latinx/Hispanic and different communities of colour have equal entry to assets and workers assist at ballot websites and recruiting election staff who replicate the communities they serve.
Metropolis leaders can advocate for higher coverage to make elections run easily and pretty for all residents, together with providing the broadest doable vary of choices for casting a poll and eliminating or reforming partisan and/or traditionally inequitable techniques of illustration.
Lastly, metropolis leaders can use a race fairness lens to teach all residents on voter registration, present equitable entry to civics schooling and repair studying alternatives and construct higher relationships with traditionally disenfranchised communities in collaboration with trusted messengers.