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Increasing African American and urban voter registration, education, and participation through outreach to targeted communities in California. We've registered over 175,000 voters and counting since 2002!

Juneteenth

Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the end of slavery in the United States, the anniversary of June 19th 1865 when the news reached Galveston that the Civil War was over, and all slaves were now free men and…

AAVREP wins American Association of Political Consultants’ prestigious 2015 ‘Pollie Award’ for national excellence in website presentation by a state or local organization

AAVREP wins American Association of Political Consultants’  prestigious 2015 ‘Pollie Award’ for national excellence in website presentation by a state or local organization

Mark Ridley-Thomas, L.A. County Supervisor and AAVREP founder, today announced the organization has been honored with a prestigious silver ‘Pollie Award’ from the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) for AAVREP’s website design and presentation. AAVREP’s silver ‘Pollie Award’ for…

50 Years ago…

50 Years ago…

On March 21, 1965, 50 years ago today, the third and final Selma-to-Montgomery March began. More about this day in history. In early 1965, the SCLC, SNCC and other black civil rights organizations launched a voter registration campaign in Selma,…

Vote TODAY December 9th in SD35!

Vote TODAY December 9th in SD35!

If you’re in Senate District 35, today is the day to vote. This district includes the communities of Carson, Compton, West Compton, Gardena, Harbor City, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Lawndale, Lennox, Long Beach, Los Angeles, San Pedro, Torrance, West Carson, Watts, Willowbrook…