Making Democracy Work

Naturalization Ceremonies

DescriptionThe Portland Area League has an ongoing program to welcome and register new voters at naturalization ceremonies for new citizens. This is a year-round project, with events in Portland and Bangor; and we need more volunteers. Read all about it here.
LocationVarious in the Portland area and around the state.
Time commitmentYear-round; twice a month; 2-3-hour commitment for each event. Volunteers need not commit to attending all events.
Skills requiredFriendly, curious, interested in people. Training is provided on completing voter registration form
Benefits to the LeagueCreates visibility and earned media for the League in communities where the events take place; builds our collaboration with the immigrant community; contributes to the fulfillment of our mission by fostering voter participation.
LWVME contactPeg Balano
pbalano@maine.rr.com