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Deborah Schachter

Director of Public Policy

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Report: Registration is key to encouraging young people to vote

A new report published by The Civics Center in partnership with the Coalition for Open Democracy shows that local voter registration drives can kickstart a commitment to voting – and that when our youngest eligible voters are registered, they do show up to cast their ballots. But New Hampshire has plenty of room to improve when it comes to encouraging young voters to register.

Nonprofit staff vote

National campaign encourages nonprofit organizations to provide time off for workers to get to the polls on Election Day.

Why a complete Census count is critical

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation Policy Advisor and Senior Program Officer Deborah Schachter details how the U.S. Census not only determines representation in government but generates data that informs the distribution of close to $900 billion in federal funding for everything from road construction to student loans to heating assistance for struggling families.