Fighting for Voting Rights

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Within voting lies the power to make change.

In partnership with local, on-the-ground organizations, we build advocacy and voting campaigns that educate and mobilize voters of color across the South. Together, we provide voters with the tools they need to learn how national, state and local policy and politics impact their communities, where their elected officials stand, and what can be done to create needed change.

Get involved with our campaigns to educate and mobilize BIPOC voters in voter suppression states! 

Sumati Devadutt, Volunteer
"I feel fortunate that CCFG provides me a great platform and excellent training to advance my passion for promoting the voting rights of people of color!”
“I phone bank because it reflects my values. I love talking to people in places like Georgia, working against voter suppression and white supremacy. It makes me feel useful and connected.”
Carol Whitman, Volunteer Team Leader
"I am truly grateful to the Center for Common Ground for providing a consistent, friendly to its volunteers, and easy to use framework and opportunity for being engaged in societal matters crucial to our country."
Manor Ben-Shaul, Volunteer
"I love the camaraderie of calling voters alongside other community-minded people, and the experience of making a difference in getting out the vote and connecting voters to their elected officials."
Shelley Annaís Karliner, Volunteer

Empowering Communities

We teach voters to engage with elected officials and become citizen advocates.

Traditional candidate campaigns tend to appear weeks prior to an election and leave shortly thereafter, focusing on urban/suburban voters but leaving rural communities of color behind. Our various campaigns work to fill those gaps and deepen democracy and electoral justice for all.

We partner with local on-the-ground organizations in our target states of Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. We also build technology tools to help empower local communities and organizing networks long after elections are over.

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Democracy Centers provide permanent, peer-to-peer voter services, education, dialogue and opportunity for participation within the political process at the local, state and federal levels, in partnership with underserved communities.

Center for Common Ground provides needed infrastructure, training and digital tools to empower communities during times of accelerated change and challenge. Citizens need a place to gather, learn about national, state and local policy/politics so they can make educated decisions about their leaders and how to make change on every level.

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Our Partners

American Ethical Union
AMP America
Black Voters Matter
Criminal Injustice Network
Divine 9
The Democracy Labs
Newberry Foundation
New Alpha Community Development Center
Omega Psi Phi (Alabama)
Prince Hall Masons
Partnership for Southern Equity
SMART Elections
The Union
Declaration for American Democracy
Power to the Polls
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
SCLC Cobb County
S.E.E.D. for All
Students for Justice
The Lighthouse
The People's Agenda
The Workers Circle
Unitarian Universalists (UU the Vote Campaign)
United Church of Christ
Vote Equality US