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London comes together for the fifth London Voter Registration Week

Group of people from grantee organisations, the Greater London Authority, Shout Out UK and Groundwork London at Voter ID campaign induction workshop

The Greater London Authority (GLA) and Shout Out UK have launched the fifth annual London Voter Registration Week to help under-represented and under-registered Londoners access their right to vote Boroughs, civil society organisations and education institutions are supporting the campaign which is also raising awareness of photo Voter ID One in four Londoners (24 per…

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Getting London ready for photo Voter ID

Shout Out UK Voter ID information event with EU and migrant Londoners

Voting rights are changing. London is preparing. Are you ready? The Elections Act (2022) is changing the way we vote in London, especially with the introduction of mandatory photo voter identification. London already had one of the lowest voter registration rates across the UK and polling commissioned by the Greater London Authority (GLA)* showed that…

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Your Vote, Your Voice – working with BAME Londoners

Voice for Change Voter ID information event with older Londoners

The project “Your Vote, Your Voice”, delivered by Voice for Change England during phase one of the GLA Voter ID grants programme, raised awareness and increased understanding about the changes requiring photo identification to vote and encouraging under-registered and under-represented groups from Black and Minoritised Ethnic (BME) communities in London to register to vote and…

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Case Study: Voter ID awareness for Romanian Londoners

The Romanian and Eastern European Hub Voter ID information stall at the Romanian Consulate

During phase one of the GLA Voter ID grants programme, the Romanian & Eastern European Hub (RoEE Hub) aimed to raise awareness and increase understanding among Londoners from under-registered and under-represented communities about the changes to their civic and democratic rights, specifically amongst Romanian, Romanian Roma and other Eastern European Londoners. RoEE Hub reached over…

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Capital unites to raise awareness as one in three Londoners unaware of new photo Voter ID

Capital unites to raise awareness about changes to the voting system as one in three Londoners unaware of the new need for voter ID  The Greater London Authority (GLA) and Shout Out UK have launched phase two of an unprecedented campaign to help under-represented and under-registered Londoners access their right to vote  Boroughs, civil society…

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Case Study: Henna Asian Women’s Group

The project, ‘Voting is a Voice’, was delivered by Henna Asian Women’s Group (HAWG) to raise awareness of the voting system changes and the freedom to choose who to vote for, without influence from others. The project engaged South Asian women in Barnet, Camden, City of Westminster and Harrow, the majority of whom were low-income,…

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Case Study: Coalition of Latin Americans in the UK (CLAUK)

The Coalition of Latin Americans in the UK (CLAUK) is made up of six Latin American-led partner organisations, including lead partner Indoamerican Refugee and Migrant Organisation (IRMO). IRMO is an organisation that works to enable the development, agency, and participation of Latin Americans and other Spanish and Portuguese speakers, by responding to both immediate needs…

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Case Study: British Deaf Association

The British Deaf Association (BDA) is the UK’s leading membership organisation and registered charity led by Deaf people, for Deaf people. Their mission is to ensure a world in which the language, culture, community, diversity, and heritage of Deaf people in the UK is respected and fully protected, ensuring that Deaf people can participate and…

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GLA Voter ID awareness campaign – The Traveller Movement blog

Collage of 6 images showing Voter ID awareness and information sessions with the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller community.

The project sought to improve awareness of voter ID requirements amongst Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities in London, and to encourage voter registration and electoral participation amongst these communities, part of the GLA Voter ID community grants. Voter ID workshops were delivered in Greenwich, Ealing and Harrow; with the project also being promoted at other Traveller Movement (TM) events…

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Disability Action Haringey and St John’s Deaf Community Centre

Two images side by side of St Johns Community Centre and a photo voter ID awareness raising workshop with D/deaf and disabled community in Haringey.

Disability Action Haringey created awareness raising activity for the GLA Voter ID campaign amongst the D/deaf and disabled communities of Haringey and Islington through multiple tailored delivery methods. This was best demonstrated when engaging with members of the St John’s Deaf Community Centre in Manor House. Two British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters and a video…

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