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Win Epic Prizes with Fandiem

By HeadCount on July 22, 2021

We’re kicking off the return to live music with once-in-a-lifetime fan experiences from some of your favorite artists, both in-person and virtual. Win a guitar lesson with Bobby Weir, sold out Billy Strings Halloween tickets, a piano lesson with Amy Lee of Evanescence, plus chances to hang with Incubus or Jason Mraz! And that’s not all, each sweepstakes winner will also get a…

We gotta SAVE THE VOTE!

By Tappan Vickery on July 2, 2021

Voting rights are under attack in the United States. In almost half of the U.S., states have enacted new laws restricting access to the vote, and they’ll continue to roll back voting rights if we don’t stop them. This is a fight that must be won at home – which is why we are asking…

Guest Blog: What Does Juneteenth Mean for Jam Band Fans?

By Malcon Howard and Adam Lioz on June 19, 2021

Malcolm Howard is a Black small business owner who has been seeing Phish and similar bands for more than 30 years. Adam Lioz is a White voting rights attorney who saw his first Grateful Dead show in 1991. Malcolm and Adam are founding Board members of Phans for Racial Equity. They look forward to seeing…

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…

What will I be doing as a Leadership Academy Organizer?

By Cailtin Grant on April 1, 2021

At 20 field events in your local community or at concerts nearby, you will be serving your community by registering people to vote, answering voting questions and encouraging civic engagement. (We’ll help train you to be a voting expert.) You’ll be doing this by tabling at community events and/or concerts or maybe even running a…

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…