(NAEH) When Is Your State's Voter Registration Deadline?

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Check Your State's Voter Registration Deadlines

More than half of states' voter registration deadlines occur between now and November 3rd. People who are homeless have a right to vote, including those sleeping in shelters and those who are unsheltered, and providers should do everything possible to ensure this right - especially as registration deadlines approach.
Watch below for tips on how to reduce staff workload while undergoing voter registration efforts: 

Every One Votes:

Four Tips for Reducing Your Staff's Workload

Take the Every One Votes Pledge

Prioritizing CARES Act Funding within Communities' COVID-19 Homelessness Responses

As part of the Framework for an Equitable COVID-19 Response, Peggy Bailey of the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities spoke with Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett to discuss how his city has prioritized CARES Act funding for homelessness during its COVID-19 response.

For more information, visit housingequityframework.org

Deadline Approaching: File for an Economic Impact Payment

People experiencing homelessness may still be eligible to receive an Economic Impact Payment (stimulus check) - even if they don't file taxes. Non-filers who have not yet received a payment need to provide information to the IRS by October 15.

The resources below can aid people experiencing homelessness in receiving their stimulus checks: 

Upcoming Webinar

College Students and Youth
Thursday, October 8, 2:00 pm ET

Researchers Sara Goldrick-Rab of the Hope Center in Philadelphia and Matthew Morton of Chapin Hall in Chicago will present policy findings and implications on college student and youth homelessness.

This webinar is part of the Researching an End to Homelessness: Election Year Policy Ideas series.

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