VAAC Celebrated Juneteenth Across Michigan!

IN YPSILANTI … Lawanda Hollister was out representing VAAC at Ypsilanti’s 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration Powered By the People, in her original jumpsuit reminding folks that ๐—œ๐—ป ๐— ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ป — “๐—˜๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ช๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ฎ ๐—™๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜† ๐—ข๐—ป ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ, ๐—ฌ๐—ฒ๐˜€, ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚ ๐—–๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฉ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ฒ!!” IN GRAND RAPIDS … IN SOUTHFIELD …. PONTIAC …

MI Coalition Spotlights Need for Jail-Based Voting Improvements

From Public News Service ย Lily Bohlke, ProducerFriday, June 17, 2022 ย ย  Jail-based Voting is needed. Voting-rights groups in Michigan are working to increase awareness about and access to voting in jails. In Michigan, anyone not serving a prison sentence is eligible to vote, although there are barriers often making it …

Millennials & the Vote

Be sure to watch the recording of this fantastic event HERE. VAAC Member, Amani Sawari shook the house with her powerful spoken word piece Ballot Means. Join millennials for a community conversation about voting. This event will take place on Friday, June 17th 2022 from 1pm – 2:30 pm. Register …

Candidate Forum Alert!

Candidate Forum Alert! With important elections coming up in August and November, now is the time to get to know who is running and hear from them directly. That’s why we are launching this new feature to let you know about candidate forums that are planned throughout the election season. …

Get yourself & your organization ready for the 2022 elections

The Michigan Collaborative to End Mass Incarceration (MI-CEMI) created a toolkit to educate voters and candidates about Ending Mass Incarceration and Promoting Public Safety.
Please join our weekly VAAC meeting on June Friday, June 17th, from 12:30 pm โ€“ 1:30 pm when Chuck Warpehoski will take us through the messaging we need to adopt and answer questions. Hope to see you at the MI-CEMI Toolkit Training!