christinav, Author at HeadCount

State Legislation Affecting Trans Youth

By christinav on April 2, 2021

Ever wonder if your vote impacts the community? Check out pending state legislation that directly impacts trans youth in 29 states across the country.  What are most of these bills about?  Whether trans youth can change the gender marker on their birth certificate – 2 states with bills  Whether trans youth can access healthcare related…

Artists Celebrate Women’s History Month

By christinav on March 30, 2021

We asked our community of artists to help us close out Women’s History Month by celebrating women that inspire them to be a voter & get engaged. Here’s what they had to say! Check it out & drop a 👏 on our Instagram post to let us know if you enjoyed our content celebrating &…

Women-Owned Record Stores

By christinav on March 26, 2021

Locally owned small businesses are essential to our economy and are proven to help our communities build wealth, job opportunities, and stronger social networks, while decreasing income inequality.  The recent COVID-relief bill is a great example of how federal policy can step in to help small businesses in a state of emergency. Local policy has…

Women-led Mental Health Resources

By christinav on March 19, 2021

Healthcare, specifically mental health, is one of the top issues for young voters today. However, some voters may not understand how the government plays a role in this issue in their daily lives.  Too often mental health and wellness services are gated by cost, transportation, or in the COVID era even access to technology. Federal,…

Women’s History Month Guide to Podcasts, Authors, & Graphic Artists

By christinav on March 12, 2021

Check out our guide to today’s women using their voice & art to promote civic engagement, voting & continued education. You’ll find a list of women-led podcasts, women authors & women graphic designers as we continue to honor #WomensHistoryMonth. PODCASTS   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Let’s Talk (@letstalk_official_) Let’s…

Statement: #StopAsianHate

By christinav on February 26, 2021

HeadCount is committed to working towards a safe and equitable society for all. We stand with the Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities and reject any acts of violence or hatred. We encourage everyone to speak out and use their voice to report any hate crimes being committed.  Here are a few organizations to follow for…

Black History Month: Today’s Changemakers

By christinav on February 25, 2021

*We do not endorse any political party or candidate. These are the personal opinions and stories of others.* We got a chance to check in with a few Black changemakers. We got to ask them some questions about their work. We’re honored to feature these 5 powerful changemakers and even more honored to build community…

HeadCount’s Black History Month Booklist + Black-Owned Bookstores

By christinav on February 10, 2021

We created a booklist to celebrate Black History Month! Below, you’ll find a list of books by Black Authors that inspire us to get active, to reflect on history and participate in our democracy! We also want to highlight, support and celebrate local Black-owned bookstores across the country. Buying from smaller stores is a great…

iVoted Concert with HeadCount on Election Day!

By christinav on October 30, 2020

Whether you voted early, or vote on Election Day or voted by mail, you’ve earned your symbolic sticker, and some entertainment. HeadCount is sponsoring a stage on the #iVoted livestream festival, starting 2:45 PM ET on Tuesday and going til 2 AM ET. You can RSVP and see the schedule here. Performers include Trey Anastasio,…

HeadCount Partners with A-List Stars for #GoodToVote Initiative

By christinav on September 16, 2020

HeadCount is encouraging voter registration through a fun and creative initiative: #GoodToVote If Samuel L. Jackson can deliver a video of him cussing in 15 languages, just because fans took action to get ready to vote, then imagine what other influential figures can do? Youtube creators, A-List movie stars, and artists are using #GoodToVote to…