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Top Nonprofit Twitter Accounts: 2016 Election Edition

Marcella Vitulli

There’s been a lot of talk about this year’s historic Presidential election, but behind the headlines, the real stories are about advocates fighting for change at all levels of government and across the entire country.

At EveryAction, we’re proud to work with organizations whose missions reflect the values that built our company and the vision we have for a better, more inclusive world.

That’s why, in our third installment of the best-of-Twitter blog series, we’re excited to highlight some of the nonprofit champions working tirelessly this election cycle to advocate for global and grassroots issues that directly impact us each day.

Check out some of the best advocacy tweets below, follow their campaigns on Twitter, and make your voice heard on Election Day!

GOTV

One of the most common ways nonprofits participate in elections is through non-partisan civic engagement campaigns. These groups are trying to communicate one simple message to their members, supporters, and followers: go vote!

America Votes (@AmericaVotes)

Center for Popular Democracy Action (@CPDAction)

League of Women Voters (@LWV)

Rock the Vote (@RockTheVote)

Voto Latino (@votolatino)

 

Gun Safety

Gun violence is sadly a huge issue in American politics, and there are numerous organizations mobilizing supporters and advocating for common-sense gun safety laws this year. In fact, several states are voting on ballot initiatives that would allow for expanded background checks on gun and ammunition sales. 

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence (@Bradybuzz)

Everytown for Gun Safety (@Everytown)

 

State-Focused

All politics is local - and there are so many incredible nonprofits working hard in their communities and states to advocate for issues that are close to home. 

Fair Vote MN (@FairVoteMN)

Florida Immigrant Coalition (@FLImmigrant)

One Arizona (@OneArizona)

PLAN Action Fund (@PLANactionNV)

Texas Organizing Project (@OrganizeTexas)

 

Environment

From climate change to protecting animals and their habitats, environmental-focused nonprofits are running some of the most sophisticated civic engagement programs in the country. Despite being one of the most under-discussed issues in this election cycle, groups like these have already registered tens of thousands of voters who care about the environment are imploring Americans concerned about climate change to vote. 

Environmental Voter Project (@Enviro_Voter)

League of Conservation Voters (@LCVoters)

NextGen Climate Action (@NextGenClimate)

 

Reproductive Rights 

This election cycle, organizations like NARAL and PPFA have worked tirelessly to bring the discussion of reproductive rights and abortion to the forefront of our political dialogue. Across the country, they’re also organizing their members to turn out on Election Day and vote for candidates who will support & trust women with their reproductive decisions.

NARAL Pro Choice America (@NARAL)

Planned Parenthood Action Fund (@PPact)

 

Community Organizing

Communities are central to our democracy, and their organizers are catalysts for those communities rallying around commonalities and making their unique voices heard during this election. We're thankful to support communities like these in accomplishing that mission.

APIAVote (@APIAVote)

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (@AAAJ_AAJC)

Center for Community Change Action (@CCCAction)

Human Rights Campaign (@HRC)

Latino Victory Project (@LatinoVictoryUS)

NAACP (@NAACP)

PICO Network (@PICOnetwork)

 

We're just one week away from Election Day - how is your nonprofit advocating? Let us know on Twitter, and be sure to follow these organizations before Nov 8 and beyond!

Topics: twitter, advocacy