Mobilize – Changemakers at MCC

MOBILIZE

At MCC we are not only committed to ensuring our community has the opportunity to vote but also to advocating for the issues and ideas we hold valuable and supporting the voices of our community. 2020 will be a critical year with the Census and voter mobilization, in addition to many other opportunities, so check back to this space!

Take the Pledge: Make a Plan to Vote Safely

Use this form to make a pledge to vote, and plan to vote safely in the 2020 General Election on or before Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020.
  • Choose your safe voting plan and we will email you with important dates and reminders.

Resources

Make Your Plan to Vote Safely
General Election is Tuesday, November 3rd  

Get registered to vote 

Deadline to register for November election is October 9, 2020. Visit vote.gov to register for the first time or update your information. Not sure if you’re registered? Check your status at https://voterlookup.elections.ny.gov/

Need to register? Click here to visit the DMV website.


You Have 3 Ways to Vote this November:

Vote By Mail!
You can apply for your Absentee Ballot NOW. It must be postmarked no later than November 3, 2020 (but the earlier you mail it in the better). Absentee ballots can also be dropped off at all early voting and election day polling locations, and specially designated drop boxes.  

Visit https://nycabsentee.com to complete and/or track your application OR you can call 1-866-868-3692 to make your request.  

Vote Early! 
The Early Voting period for the November General Election will be October 24, 2020 – November 1, 2020. Find your polling place and hours here.

Vote on Election Day!
Tuesday, November 3rd from 6AM-9PMFind your polling spot here – nyc.pollsitelocator.com. 

You are required to wear a mask/face covering and maintain 6 feet of distance when entering any Board of Elections facility. 

Finally, Know Your Rights!

Visit the NYACLU to check your voting rights and make sure your voice is counted this November.

View the new voting rights laws in New York, which include Early Voting pre-registration for 16 & 17 year olds and more! Learn more about all the changes here: letnyvote.org

Learn about who represents you, and who is on the ballot before you vote from this non-partisan resource: ballotpedia.org/New_York

Send us your resources and ways you’re getting involved in the community (and how we can help) by emailing changemakers@mannycantor.org.

Senior Advocacy Leadership Team

Tuesdays | 2:00 – 3:00 pm

A self-directed volunteer civic-advocacy group of seniors from MCC, SALT is working to make the LES an age-friendly community and support the needs and voices of older adults. All ages welcome!