What We Do
Participating in out-of-school time programs can avoid risky behavior and contribute to desired outcomes, such as improved academic performance and positive youth development. (The Finance Project)
Founded in 1886, University Settlement Society is one of New York's most dynamic social service institutions with deep roots on the Lower East Side. Each year University Settlement's diverse programs help over 25,000 low-income and at-risk people build better lives for themselves and their families.
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.