- Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
You can make a meaningful difference by participating in Election Protection in the March 20, 2018 primary election. Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights welcomes all attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals to volunteer for hotline or field opportunities (limited hotline shifts available). Sign up for volunteer shifts and associated trainings here: https://lawyerscommittee.org/election-protection-volunteer-illinois. Please note that there are in-person and online trainings available.
Background about Election Protection:
Election Protection trains legal professionals to monitor the polls in the city and suburbs and to answer the 866-OUR-VOTE hotline to help voters who are experiencing challenges. Hundreds of attorneys have volunteered in past elections. Data and stories from voters’ experiences in 2016 are featured at www.electionprotectionillinois.org and drive systemic voting rights reforms through legislation, litigation, and community education.