Author: Sam DArcangelo

HeadCount at 10: 2013 Was a Year of Projects

In 2013, HeadCount launched four separate projects that leveraged organizing know-how and music savvy.

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HeadCount at Ten: 2012, National Voter Registration Day

2012 marked the launch of National Voter Registration Day, and HeadCount’s signature “Clipboard ” campaign on social media.

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HeadCount at 10: 2011, Focusing on Community

2011 saw HeadCount launch two projects that focused on giving voice to the music community. But the two most important developments were the additions of two people.

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HeadCount at Ten: 2010, Getting Creative for the Midterms

In 2010, HeadCount installed solar panels on the roof of a school with The Disco Biscuits, released an 18-track “Best of Bonnaroo” compilation, produced a television commercial with Jay-Z, and had Bob Weir personally call hundreds of fans before the midterm elections.

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HeadCount at Ten: 2009, What’s Your Issue?

If HeadCount was going to become a sustainable organization that it is today, branching beyond voter registration was essential. It wasn’t just about keeping busy or attracting funding. It was a question that got down to HeadCount’s reason for existence.

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HeadCount at Ten: 2008, Playin’ in the Big Leagues

2008 was big year in electoral politics, but was an even bigger year for HeadCount.

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HeadCount at Ten: 2007, The Year that HeadCount Arrived

In 2007, HeadCount got its proverbial $&%#@ together, with big assists from guys like Trey Anastasio, Warren Haynes and Bob Weir.

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HeadCount at Ten: 2006 “Midterms Matter” Tour

“You can’t let something this magical die.”

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HeadCount at Ten: 2005 Katrina Benefit

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, and HeadCount found a new way to help organize the music community.

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HeadCount at Ten: How It All Started

On February 13th, 2004, HeadCount officially launched at a small concert in Denver, CO. Ten years later, we’ve registered 300,000 voters and championed dozens of ways for the music community to make its voice heard.

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