What We Do
1.5 to 2 million adults in New York City need literacy services. Fewer than 60,000 receive them. (New York City Mayor's office).
SCAN's family service programming focuses on setting and attaining positive goals, resolving family crisis, and building on parent, child and family strength. SCAN programming serves targeted communities in East Harlem and Morrisania in the South Bronx.
Voter Mobilization and Civic Engagement Campaign
Interested in our Voter Registration Training for settlement house staff? Click here for more info. To RSVP, email Madeline Santiago at firstname.lastname@example.org
The goal of this initiative is to create an effective voter registration, education, and Get Out The Vote campaign throughout the UNH network and to increase civic and electoral participation. Easily accessible public information about government and voting is essential to a functioning democracy.
As part of its nonpartisan voter mobilization campaign, UNH has prepared a number of documents to explain the electoral process.
UNH Guide to Voter Registration (568 KB) 26-Sep-2012
This guide outlines steps to take while planning a voter registration, and some important Do's and Don'ts for nonpartisan voter registration.
Voting in New York City: Frequently Asked Questions (158 KB) 15-Sep-2009
This document answers questions about voting rights, eligibility, and logistics and explains how to handle a variety of situations at the polls.
Guide to Elections and Voting in New York City (146 KB) 30-Apr-2011
This document answers questions about voting in New York City elections.
Glossary of Acronyms (12 KB) 22-Jul-2011
Making sense of policy talk
For more information, please contact Gregory Brender, Policy Analyst.