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Arkansas

Make a Plan to Vote: Early voting: October 19 - Nov. 2  During a preferential primary or a general election, early voting is available between the hours of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, ending at 5 p.m. on the Monday before the election. Off-site early… Read more.

New Jersey

Are You Registered to Vote? Check here for voting resources in New Jersey Are you registered to vote? Check here.  How to Register to Vote: Register to Vote The registration deadline to vote in the next election is 21 days prior to the election day. General Election Day: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Resources: Vote by… Read more.

Georgia

Make a plan to vote:  Early voting: Some counties allow for early, in-person voting. You can find out whether your county offers that option here. Day-of voting: November 3, 2020, find your polling place here. Voter ID requirement: Indiana requires voters to present photo identification (ID) while voting. Learn more here. Voter Resources My Voter… Read more.

Louisiana

Are You Registered to Vote? Check here for voting resources in Louisiana How to Register to Vote: Register to Vote Polling Locations/Where to Vote The deadline to register to vote in person or by mail is October 5, 2020 The deadline to register to vote through the Online Registration System is Oct. 13, 2020 Presidential… Read more.

Indiana

Make a Plan to Vote: Absentee: https://www.in.gov/sos/elections/2402.htm Deadline to request an absentee ballot: Oct. 22, 2020 Must need an excuse; can choose from options provided Mail-in ballot must be received by: Nov. 3, 12 p.m. Early, in-person: drop off ballot between Oct. 6 – Nov. 2 Every county must also have in-person absentee available Saturday,… Read more.

H.E.A.T.

H.E.A.T. on Maternal Mortality is Doctors of the World’s voter education and advocacy initiative designed to engage our supporters, donors, volunteers, and healthcare professionals on the issue of maternal mortality in the United States. Through this pilot, we will enlist their help to engage their candidates to publicly commit to helping decrease the alarming disparities… Read more.

Update From Beirut

I’m writing with a brief update about our response to the emergency in Beirut, Lebanon.  The situation remains heartbreaking with hundreds of thousands homeless, three hospitals destroyed, and with the loss of the port, we are witnessing dwindling supplies of drugs, and increasing food insecurity.   Within three days after the explosions, we set up an… Read more.

Disaster in Beirut

This past Tuesday, the city of Beirut, Lebanon suffered from two shocking explosions which destroyed a large part of the city.  The current toll stands at 137 people dead, which is expected to rise in the coming days, with 5,000 injured and more than 300,000 rendered homeless.  The entire eastern part of the city is… Read more.

Protecting vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic

This year, the Covid-19 pandemic has changed everything. Lockdowns, social distancing, the closing of restaurants, bars, theaters, museums, and the cancellation of professional and collegiate sports all became necessary as the most effective way to control the spread of the coronavirus in the absence of effective treatments or a vaccine. Our lives and work have… Read more.

Bearing Witness

When we have a tax structure that benefits the few over the many, when we prioritize police department budgets over healthcare, housing, education, and social welfare, we diminish the lives, the hopes and dreams, and the vast human potential of a large section of our fellow Americans, and we are lesser as a country for… Read more.