Nation Outside and VAAC Release First of Its Kind Jail Voting Report

People held in pretrial detention in Michigan have the right to vote but are routinely denied the basic help and access they need to cast a ballot. The findings of the report will be detailed at a press conference to be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 13 at the Genesee County Jail.

VAAC Goal for National Voter Registration Month this September

At this week’s Tuesday morning Voting Ed and Outreach meeting, we set a goal for September (National Voter Registration month): to distribute flyers and posters to all the settings we have listed on our Community outreach spreadsheet during the first two weeks of September; to make contact with all 83 county jails …

End Prison Gerrymandering

The Voting Access for All Coalition (VAAC) urges you to support House Bill 4276 and Senate Bill 151, which seek to end prison gerrymandering in the state of Michigan. “Prison Gerrymandering” manipulates and distorts the voting process by counting people that are incarcerated as residents of the district in which …

Voting Is Your Right!

It is the mission of the Voting Access for All Coalition to ensure that all persons in pretrial situations, individuals about to be released from prison, and those formerly incarcerated, along with their families and community members, have the opportunity and knowledge they need to exercise their right to vote …