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December 13, 2018 Voqal is a proud supporter of a free and open internet. Unfortunately, in June the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) successfully repealed the very net neutrality rules that ensure such an internet exists. The good news is that many of Voqal’s grantees (and other like-minded organizations) have continued the fight to reinstate these

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December 7, 2018 Founded in 2017, Way to Win is a resource and strategy hub seeking a new approach to progressive political funding that wins elections, advances transformative policy and builds lasting power. Earlier this week (December 2 – 4), Voqal grantee Way to Win hosted The Way Forward conference in order to celebrate its

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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June 25, 2018 Fight for the Future seeks to expand the internet’s transformative power for good, to preserve and enhance its capacity to enrich and empower. Its ultimate goal is to create a world where everyone can access the internet affordably, free of interference or censorship and with full privacy. Thanks to support from Voqal,

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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

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June 19, 2018 Color of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization. As a national online force driven by over one million members, it moves decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America. Thanks to support from Voqal, Color of Change continued

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June 18, 2018 MPower Change is the largest Muslim-led social and racial justice organization in the United States. Rooted in the Islamic faith, it believes in building a more just world for all people. It is building a grassroots movement made up of diverse Muslim and ally communities throughout the United States. Thanks to Voqal’s

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