Two Great Opportunities for Nonprofit Professionals from Mobile Citizen Partner NTEN

December 6, 2018 A valued partner of Mobile Citizen (and by extension Voqal), NTEN supports organizations by convening the nonprofit community, offering professional credentials and training and facilitating an open exchange of ideas. Voqal values the opportunities that arise from a vibrant and collaborative nonprofit community. With that idea in mind, here are two excellent Read More

Fighting for Equity Through Campaign Finance Reform

November 7, 2018 Common Cause Illinois has an innovative, pragmatic and comprehensive pro-democracy agenda. It leads and defines the democracy reform movement, promoting solutions already succeeding in some communities to shift power to the people. Voqal’s support enabled Common Cause Illinois to build a movement around campaign finance reform that is heavily grounded in equity. Read More

Elevating the Voices of People of Color in District Attorney Races

November 2, 2018 Faith in Action Fund (previously known as PICO Action Fund), is one of the most dynamic political action funds in the country. Deeply committed to building power in communities of color, Faith in Action Fund is making waves that will reverberate through multiple generations. The fund works to make elected officials accountable Read More

Voqal Releases 2018 Annual Report

October 18, 2018 Voqal is excited to announce the release of our 2018 Annual Report, Be Nimble. As Education Broadband Service (EBS) license holders, Voqal generally – and our flagship project Mobile Citizen specifically – operates within the telecommunications landscape. EBS is not known to be a particularly fast-moving industry. In fact, it can be a bit Read More

Applications Now Open for the 2019 Voqal Fellowship

September 4, 2018 Applications are now open for the 2019 Voqal Fellowship. The Voqal Fellowship is a talent and technology accelerator for tomorrow’s social entrepreneurs. Fellows have six months to complete their project and will receive a $30,000 stipend. We’re searching for change-makers and thought leaders who want to launch the next “big idea” that Read More

Voqal Submits Comments Encouraging the FCC to Preserve and Modernize EBS

August 9, 2018 Voqal filed comments yesterday in response to the Federal Communications Commission’s Transforming the 2.5 GHz Band Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. Voqal, filing on behalf of its five nonprofit owners and Mobile Citizen, welcomes the long-awaited decision by the FCC to revisit the Educational Broadband Service (EBS) rules. This rulemaking is a unique opportunity Read More

Voqal Fellows and Grantees Contribute to a Great Netroots Nation

August 7, 2018 Voqal is excited to have had the privilege to attend Netroots Nation 2018 in New Orleans this past weekend alongside several Voqal Fellows and grantees. Voqal started the conference with a dinner featuring the 2018 Voqal Fellows. Fellows had the opportunity to share updates about their projects. In addition, Voqal staff gathered Read More

Diverse Coalition Works to Protect Arab American Community from Hate

June 20, 2018 Arab American Institute (AAI) represents the policy and community interests of Arab Americans throughout the United States and strives to promote Arab American participation in the U.S. electoral system. AAI has developed a host of services, from voter education to liaison with the national parties, to support the community’s activities. Thanks to Read More