Volunteers Needed for AALDEF Asian American Poll Monitoring Project
AALDEF Asian American Poll Monitoring Project
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to defend Asian American Voting Rights – Tuesday, November 6, 2012
In past elections, Asian Americans have faced a series of barriers in exercising their right to vote. In response, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund will monitor the elections for compliance with the federal Voting Rights Act, which mandates bilingual ballots and forbids anti-Asian voter discrimination.
Volunteers are needed to monitor poll sites in Asian American neighborhoods in 14 states. Volunteers will administer a multilingual voter survey in 3-hour shifts to document voting problems on Election Day. Polls are generally open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
There will be a one hour training for all volunteers, or 90 minutes for attorneys seeking CLE credits. All volunteers must be non-partisan. To sign up, go to http://www.aaldef.net/volunteer_monitor_form.aspx or complete the registration form below. Thank you!
For more information, contact AALDEF at 800-966-5946 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AALDEF VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP
Asian American Election Protection – Tuesday, November 6, 2012
CITY:________________________ STATE_______ ZIP______
 Law student
 Undergraduate student
 Community volunteer
WHERE DO YOU MOST PREFER TO BE STATIONED? (rank if multiple):
Chinatown Columbia Heights
 San Diego
Norcross Duluth Suwanee Doraville
Chicago Skokie Glenview Evanston Northbrook
New Orleans/ Eastbank
Rockville Silver Spring
Boston’s Chinatown Dorchester Lowell Quincy
Hamtramck Ann Arbor Dearborn
Las Vegas /Spring Valley
Palisades Park Fort Lee Tenafly Jersey City Edison East Brunswick
Manhattan Brooklyn Queens
Chinatown Olney South Philadelphia Upper Darby Bensalem
Houston/Alief North Sugar Land NW Sugar Land New Territory
Annandale Falls Church Centreville Arlington
DO YOU HAVE ACCESS TO A CAR TO DRIVE TO YOUR POLL SITE? Yes No
Some sites are not accessible by public transportation.
ON TUESDAY, NOV. 6, WHEN ARE YOU AVAILABLE TO VOLUNTEER? (rank 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.)
6:00 – 9:00 am
9:00 am – 12 N
12 N – 3:00 pm
3:00 – 6:00 pm
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Not yet sure.
Willing to do multiple shifts.
ARE YOU BILINGUAL IN ANY ASIAN LANGUAGE /DIALECT? (check all that apply)
Language ability is not required to volunteer but can be very helpful.
Past Volunteer: Year____
Partnering with another volunteer: Name _____ (times must match).
WHICH TRAINING CAN YOU ATTEND?
None, other arrangements needed.
Mon., Oct. 1 – Las Vegas, NV
6PM – APALA, AFSCME Office, 2417 Chandler Avenue, Suite 4
Fri., Oct. 5 – Houston, TX
12 N – Fulbright & Jaworski, 1301 McKinney, Suite 5100
3PM – Rice University
Sat., Oct. 6 – Houston, TX
3PM – OCA Chinese Community Center, 9800 Town Park Drive, Houston, TX, 77036
Mon. , Oct. 15 – New Jersey
12N – McCarter & English, 100 Mulberry, Four Gateway Center
Tues, Oct. 16 – Miami, FL
12N – K&L Gates, Southeast Financial Center, Suite 3900; 200 S. Biscayne Blvd.
Wed., Oct. 17 – Atlanta, GA
12N – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, 999 Peachtree Street NE
6PM – Alston and Bird, Atlantic Center Plaza Building located at 1180 West Peachtree Street, 15th floor
Mon. , Oct. 22 – New York, NY
12N – Shearman & Sterling, 599 Lexington Avenue, at 53rd Street
6PM – Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, 51 West 52nd Street at 6th Avenue
Tues, Oct. 23 – Philadelphia, PA
12N – Duane Morris, 30 South 17th Street, between Chestnut and Market
Wed. , Oct. 24 – Washington, DC
12N – Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
6PM – Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, 901 New York Avenue, NW, at K St.
Thurs. , Oct. 25 – Boston, MA
12N – Ropes & Gray; Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston Street
6PM – Edwards Wildman Palmer; 111 Huntington Avenue
Tues. , Oct. 30 – New York, NY
6PM – Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, 4 Times Square, 42nd St. east of Broadway
AALDEF Election Protection Project
99 Hudson Street, 12th Floor ▪ New York, NY 10013
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Glenn D. Magpantay, Jerry Vattamala, or Chi-Ser Tran
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
99 Hudson Street, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10013