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HeadCount and FireChat Go Off-The-Grid

HeadCount and FireChat Go Off-The-Grid

HeadCount made another big move in the technology space this week by partnering with FireChat, an app that enables you to converse with others via smart phones – even when cell service or wifi is down. Read More

Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Ken Bazinet

Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Ken Bazinet

This year, HeadCount is taking a deeper look at the people who make and report the news in Washington, D.C. — and we’re talking to them about (what else?) music. It turns out that the people who shape the political landscape are as passionate about music as they are about politics. We’re talking to them about the bands they love and the shows that changed their lives. Read More

HeadCount at Ten: 2012, National Voter Registration Day

HeadCount at Ten: 2012, National Voter Registration Day

2012 started off just like any other year at HeadCount, with hundreds of volunteers in cities across the country registering people to vote at concerts and other events. Read More

Disappointed by Youth Voter Turnout? Take Another Look

Disappointed by Youth Voter Turnout? Take Another Look

Youth voter turnout actually increased in 2014, despite overall turnout hitting its lowest level in 72 years. Read More

iUnderstand: Using Tech to Vote Smarter

iUnderstand: Using Tech to Vote Smarter

The distillation of information through social media is making it easier than ever to quickly and efficiently access a world of data in a matter of minutes. So why not jump on the bandwagon? Read More

Announcing the #GoVote Photo Campaign

Announcing the #GoVote Photo Campaign

Get ready. On Election Day, more than 300 entertainers will go on social media and post photos of themselves urging their fans to “#GoVote.” Read More

Hitting Goals, and Giving Away a Musical Vacation

Hitting Goals, and Giving Away a Musical Vacation

In celebration of hitting our goals of 25,000 registrations and 25,000 “Pledge to Vote” postcards, HeadCount and iCitizen are extending the Pledge to Vote to the Web. One person who takes the Pledge will win a musical vacation for two from Cloud 9 Adventures. Visit www.headcount.org/takethepledge. Read More

Interview: #GoVote Artist Jamie Huntsman

Interview: #GoVote Artist Jamie Huntsman

The #GoVote art series features postcards by many great rock poster artists, distributed on various concert tours. For the Dave Matthews Band tour, HeadCount turned to our own Art Director Jamie Huntsman, whose portfolio includes work for the High Sierra Music Festival, Jam Cruise and many more. Here are some thoughts from Jamie on the campaign and her creative process. Read More

Just Doing It: A Journey To The Philippines

Just Doing It: A Journey To The Philippines

Ten-year HeadCount veteran Laura Scalet got involved in relief work after Hurricane Sandy. Late last year, she gave up everything to head to the Philippines in the wake of the horrific typhoon there. Here is her story. Read More

HeadCount at 10: 2011, Focusing on Community

HeadCount at 10: 2011, Focusing on Community

The years between elections always leave HeadCount asking, “What else can we do to give our community greater voice?” Read More

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