47% of New Yorkers speak a language other than English at home. (2000 Census)

Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation

Queens

Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation was established in 1999. The organization serves the NYCHA community in Far Rockaway, which is home to more than 10,000 residents in 3,576 apartments in 60 buildings on five campuses, all within a four-mile stretch of Far Rockaway.

OBCDC has provides “wrap-around” social services to residents in NYCHA housing and develops resources to revitalize and transform the community including work with seniors and youth. Work with older adults includes computer training, access to senior services, and transportation to local doctor’s appointments, community services, and activities.

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 msantiago@unhny.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.



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UNH Guide to Voter Registration 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 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 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 Glossary of Acronyms (12 KB) 22-Jul-2011
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