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The NASW Code of Ethics (section 6) calls on social workers to promote informed public participation. Social workers have an important role to play in registering citizens to vote, particularly vulnerable populations. We are here to serve as a resource for members who wish to organize voter registration drives, change public policy related to voting rights, and support members in their efforts to become involved in policy advocacy and civic responsibilities. The following is a list of resources you can use to help guide you (or your students if you are at a school of social work).


Recent News:

NASW Endorses Proposal 2 - anti-gerrymandering - for the November election


Voter Registration Drive Resources:

NASW-Michigan Voter Registration Toolkit

Nonprofit Vote National Toolkit 

Michigan Voter Registration Forms

Important Voting Dates in Michigan in 2018



  • Michigan Voting Guide - Registration deadlines, registration forms, requirements for registering, requirements for voting, voting locations, options for voting. Available in PDF format. 
  • Michigan Student Voting Guide - Campus Vote Project - Same as above but specific to students and the special circumstances students may face in voting, including registering at home or school and the impact of registering on financial aid or scholarships. 



Voting With Disabilities

Voting and Homelessness 

Voting and Domestic Violence

How can someone who's survived domestic violence keep their current address private?

  • For more information on  Confidential Voter Listings in your state contact your local elections officials.

 Voting for Overseas and Military Voters

Voting for incarcerated or formerly incarcerated people












America Votes


Anti-Defamation League (ADL)


Equality Michigan


Fair Election Legal Network (FELN)


League of Women Voters (LWV)


Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR)


Michigan Election Reform Alliance (MERA)


Michigan League for Public Policy (MLPP)


Michigan Women’s Commission (MWC)








Progress Michigan


Project Vote


Rock the Vote



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