A precursor for vote angels ( young volunteers between the age of 16-18 ).
Young aspirants between the age 16 and 18 can choose their navigator using online portal, or their school website .
In order to know the limitations before hand, create a common ground for them to meet in person, or online or talk on the phone.
This would be most effective as a strategy by schools and colleges, to collaborate with various established institutes and build upon as a platform for students to go and meet their navigator and understand the process of voting by accompanying with navigator.
For example the process could trigger at a workshop between a school and the American foundation of Blind. In addition to workshops, the online portal for people to find a vote angel for their needs.
Get the young aspirants informed and engaged in the process while serving a dual function of assisting people in need. Visiting the experience will not only help them understand the process but also prepare on who they want to vote for once they are eligible !
- A Collobration between schools/college and established resources like -
- National Council on Aging
- National Institute on Aging (of the National Institutes of Health)
- National Institute of Mental Health (of the National Institutes of Health)
- American Foundation for the Blind
- American Association of People with Disabilities
- Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
The VOTE ANGEL (volunteer) would understand the need of the voter and learn about the voting process while assisting the navigator. in most cases these navigator would be familiar with the voting process but might need assistance on the day of the voting or prior to that. Allows interaction between young and differently -abled, helps sensitize the young ones to their right to vote as well as help people in need to caste their vote.
The main objective of the concept is to plug in with human resources during anytime of the process and on mutual ground for younger generation and people in need.