Resources for peace activists committed to a responsible foreign policy
Phonebank for the Candidates
You can help our 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.
Karen Carter Peterson (LA-02)
Karen Carter Peterson knows that true security can best be accomplished through diplomacy and international cooperation. These are the tools that can best help us handle true security challenges like future pandemics and climate chaos. Her primary is 3/20!
Protect Our Democracy
Make sure everyone in your community has the resources they need to vote and be counted.
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
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 2020 candidates know you’re voting for peace in this cycle! Save these graphics (with a right-click) and share them on your social media!
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, we will keep you updated here on the nomination process for the next cycle.
How can Peace Action help a campaign?
We may be able to help in the following areas:
- 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 email@example.com.