Laurie Lenninger, Author at HeadCount

Georgia Senate Runoff Updates

By Laurie Lenninger on December 16, 2020

Advance (early voting) kicked off this for the January 5th US Senate runoff race in Georgia. HeadCount has several big initiatives in the works to help get out the vote.  Here are a few things we have going on: We’re supporting and uplifting two local grassroots orgs: Georgia Coalition for The People’s Agenda, and CivicGeorgia,…

HeadCount is throwing a virtual festival to make sure you are VOTE READY!

By Laurie Lenninger on July 30, 2020

HeadCount is throwing a virtual festival to make sure you are VOTE READY!  On August 14th at 7 PM EST, we are partnering with Live From Out There for Fort William Artist Mgmt to present: VOTE READY Live Festival stream! Featuring a stacked lineup of The War on Drugs, Robin Pecknold (of Fleet Foxes), Daniel…

The Bridge Session

By Laurie Lenninger on May 20, 2020

The Bridge Session was a special HeadCount benefit show featuring Weir and members of The National, along with a few Brooklyn-based musicians who would eventually record and tour with Bob. The Bridge Session was entirely conceived by HeadCount as a way of bringing together diverse musical and political perspectives (including a set-break panel discussion featuring…

Making an Impact with AFROPUNK

By Laurie Lenninger on May 16, 2017

Recently I had the incredible opportunity to put on what might have been the coolest event I’ve ever helped put on with HeadCount: a STAY WOKE letter-writing party with our friends from AFROPUNK. I woke up early on Sunday, May 7th, packed a car full of HeadCount supplies (I had to forgo a sausage egg…

February Team Leader of the Month

By Laurie Lenninger on March 8, 2016

HeadCount has the best volunteers in music and we want the whole world to know. We tried shouting it from various rooftops but after a few rooftops our voices got a little hoarse and we realized no one was listening to us. So instead we decided to highlight a different volunteer Team Leader every month….

HeadCount Rockin Road Trip to NH

By Laurie Lenninger on February 8, 2016

As the leading non-profit organization that registers voters at concerts, HeadCount wanted to know what young people in New Hampshire really thought about the candidates as the primary approached. So we road tripped to the Granite State, to capture the energy of the primaries and interview young people volunteering for campaigns, attending rallies, or just…

HeadCount is Grassroots California’s Charity of the Month for February

By Laurie Lenninger on February 4, 2016

Grassroots California is a progressive clothing line that makes high quality merchandise, at affordable prices, all done here in the United States. I for one LOVE their creative and unique lines of flat brim hats, both fitted and snapbacks. In fact in 2014 Grassroots California and HeadCount collaborated to create the iconic “#GoVote” hat that…