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Voter Education, Registration and Action (VERA) campaign

Dates: 2007-2010

States: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Client(s): Nellie Mae Education Foundation, New England state Departments of Education

Expertise: Civic Participation

Website: http://www.nelrc.org/VERA


The elections provide many teachable moments and raise critically important conversations in the classroom about democracy and civic engagement. VERA is a non-partisan effort in New England to educate adult learners about voting and the topical electoral issues, and mobilizing them to vote. The VERA website contains ready-to-use classroom lessons and resources for voter organizers and educators.