Resources for peace activists committed to a responsible foreign policy

Amplify the Peace Voice

Use your social media platforms to spotlight our pro-peace champions and help put peace on this election’s agenda. The graphics and messages below can help you get our message out.

Are You a Peace Voter?

Let the 2022 candidates know you’re voting for peace in this cycle! Save these graphics (with a right-click or by opening their link) and share them on your social media!

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Follow Our Endorsed Candidates

Follow pro-peace candidates on social media and help amplify their progressive messages. A list and links will be coming to you soon.

Phonebank for the Candidates

You can help pro-peace candidates on their path to Congress! Indicate your commitment to peace by adding “Peace Action” onto your name on Zoom as you dial. A list and links will be coming your way soon.

Protect Our Democracy

Make sure everyone in your community has the resources they need to vote and be counted.

Register To Vote

If you haven’t registered, do so in less than 2 minutes today: https://www.vote.org/register-to-vote/

If you’re unsure of your registration status, check it now: https://www.vote.org/am-i-registered-to-vote/

Request a Mail-In Ballot

See if your state has changed their policies around Covid here: https://www.vote.org/covid-19/

Request your ballot if you plan to vote by mail: https://www.vote.org/absentee-ballot/

Become an Election Worker

Sign up to be a poll worker and help America vote: https://www.eac.gov/help-america-vote

Find out your state’s election worker laws: https://www.eac.gov/sites/default/files/eac_assets/1/28/Compendium.2016.pdf

How Can Affiliates Help Peace Voter?

Peace Action affiliates can get involved in supporting the electoral efforts in their states in numerous ways.

Who has Peace Action endorsed this cycle?

You can visit our Candidate Endorsements page to see an up to date list.

How can I nominate a candidate for Peace Action’s endorsement?

If you are a c4 affiliate and feel a candidate delivers a pro-peace policy, you can submit an Endorsement Request Form to us for consideration. Make a copy of the document and fill out the details. You can send candidates of interest to the Peace Action Candidate Questionnaire to record their answers on the issue.

How can Peace Action help a campaign?

We may be able to help in the following areas:

  • Endorsement
  • PAC contribution
  • Online bundling
  • Local and/or national press release on endorsement
  • Quotes for your press release and other communications
  • Issue expertise and messaging advice
  • In-kind donation of organizer
  • In-kind donation of other services (phone banking tools, etc.)
  • In-kind donation of mail and fundraising lists
  • Recruiting volunteers inside and/or outside of district or state
  • Voter outreach phone banking
  • Hosting events
  • Other requests

Can we do anything electorally as a 501(c)(3)?

Yes, but in a restricted, nonpartisan way. Alliance for Justice has some good resources on 501 (c)(3) eligible electoral work. A few more common actions are below (full list here) and you can find more information at https://bolderadvocacy.org/.

  • Conduct nonpartisan get-out-the-vote and voter registration drives
  • Sponsor candidate debates
  • Conduct voter protection activities
  • Canvass the public on issues

Federal tax law absolutely prohibits 501(c)(3)s from supporting or opposing candidates for public office. 501(c)(3)s cannot endorse candidates or make independent expenditures suggesting who is the “better” candidate without jeopardizing their tax-exempt status.

Questions? Contact Lilly Dragnev, National Engagement and Campaigns Manager, at 260-494-5436 or by email at ldragnev@peaceaction.org.

Help us send pro-peace voices to Congress so they can transform the foreign policy debate. Give directly to Peace Action’s PAC.

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