VAAC Jail Voting Efforts Featured in Detroit Free Press

A fantastic story about VAAC’s work was published in the Detroit Free Press on September 28th, 2022. There is also a video accompanying the article. Click this link if you have a subscription, or read the story below.We are so proud of the VAAC members mentioned in the article and …

Genesee County Jail Inmates Cast Absentee Ballots for August 2 Primary

Watch the video story from ABC12.com featuring VAAC Member and Jail Ambassador Percy Glover. GENESEE COUNTY, Mich. (WJRT) – With the election less than a week away, an underrepresented electorate is letting their voices be heard. About 85 inmates at the Genesee County Jail voted by absentee ballot Thursday. They …

Spread our Message with our New VAAC Posters!

Our amazing designer, Angela Davenport, has created two new impactful posters for you to share in your communities. These informational posters are designed to get attention wherever voters might be. They promote our key messages and provide a QR code for accessing our website for more information.  We would love …

MI Coalition Spotlights Need for Jail-Based Voting Improvements

From Public News Service  Lily Bohlke, ProducerFriday, June 17, 2022    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 …

Voting Rights and the Criminal Legal System

Click HERE to watch the video recording of this powerful, informative event. The Detroit League of Women Voters and Detroit Public Library are sponsoring a panel on Voting Rights and the Criminal Legal System. This discussion will bring together representatives of several organizations that address the treatment of voting rights …

VAAC Needs YOU!

Our dedicated volunteers are the backbone of everything we do at VAAC. Together, we’ve accomplished a lot. Our successes in 2020 and 2021 have inspired us to set even bigger goals for 2022. We want to reach more jails, more communities, and spread our message all across the state. And …