Category: News

The Next Big Idea: iCitizen

The Next Big Idea: iCitizen

At HeadCount, we love being on the cutting edge of technology and civic engagement. Whether it’s our #SoundOff tool for tweeting at Congress, or our social media campaigns to get out the vote, we’re constantly looking for the next big idea. Enter iCitizen. Read More

We’ve Got Jane’s Back

We’ve Got Jane’s Back

At 12:30 AM on Thursday, tragedy struck at South by Southwest in Austin, TX. A suspected drunk driver plowed through a group of pedestrians on a closed-off street while trying to evade police. Then, he apparently sped up, ran over two people on a moped and another on a bike, and hit a taxi cab. Read More

HeadCount at Ten: How It All Started

HeadCount at Ten: How It All Started

This year marks HeadCount’s 10th Anniversary. To celebrate, we’ll be taking a look back at our history on a year-by-year basis, starting with 2004. We hope this series captures the enormous contribution made by artists, volunteers and supporters, who got us to this milestone. Read More

Be a VIP and Hang With Artists at Festivals

Be a VIP and Hang With Artists at Festivals

As you may know, HeadCount hits about 30+ festivals a year to register voters and promote democratic participation. How do we get there and cover our expenses? More often than not, festival promoters donate a pair of VIP tix, and artists offer to hang with our supporters. We then hold an online charity auction to offer these unique experiences to the most generous bidder. Read More

Meet Bob Weir at HeadCount Fundraisers!

Meet Bob Weir at HeadCount Fundraisers!

To help celebrate HeadCount’s 10th Anniversary, our founding board member Bob Weir host a few of our supporters as his special guests at upcoming RatDog shows. Read More

In 2013, We Went Big

In 2013, We Went Big

For HeadCount, 2013 was all about finding new ways to participate, speak out, and get down. We went further than ever to activate music lovers to change the world, and it’s just the beginning. Read More

Participation Row Pays Off

Participation Row Pays Off

Today in Charlottesville, VA, reps from more than half-a-dozen non-profits were handed checks for $2,688, just for being part of the Participation Row non-profit village at the Lockn’ festival. Other groups not in Virginia got checks by mail. Read More

Lockn’ is for Lovers

Lockn’ is for Lovers

When the promoters of Lockn’ asked HeadCount to organize the entire non-profit area at the festival, we were pretty excited to host fellow NPOs and test out some new ideas. But we had no idea how much fun it would be. We called it “Participation Row,” and brought in a sponsor, Qello, to help pull it off. Read More

Scholarship Winners Named for Capitol Community

Scholarship Winners Named for Capitol Community

The winners were named for the Capitol Community scholarship program, sending teachers to a week of intensive curriculum training at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum. Read More

HeadCount Offers the Ultimate Music Experiences!

HeadCount Offers the Ultimate Music Experiences!

HeadCount has got the best way for you to see music this summer! Check out our upcoming events and auctions! Read More

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