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!

Resources

Make Your Plan to Vote Safely

The city of New York is holding regular elections for mayor, city council, public advocate, and comptroller on November 2, 2021.

Key Dates:

Voter Registration Deadline (for 2021 General Election: October 8, 2021

Absentee Ballot Request by mail: October 18, 2021

Early Voting: October 23, 2021-October 31, 2021. Poll times vary.

Election Day: Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Polls open 6AM-9PM (absentee ballots must be postmarked by this date)

Get registered to vote 

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 June and Novemeber:

Vote By Mail!
You can apply for your Absentee Ballot NOW. 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! 
Find your polling place and hours here. Your early voting location may be different than your Election Day polling place. 

Vote on Election Day!
Find your Election Day 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.

Take the Pledge: Make a Plan to Vote

  • Choose your safe voting plan and we will email you with important dates and reminders.

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!

Read more about our SALT initiative here.