First-Time Voter in Florida

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Twenty-six-year-old Shantell Yvonne Kight, a "mama for Obama," filmed 45-year-old Mr. Caldwell, an early and first-time voter, outside the Regency Square Public Library in Jacksonville, Florida. He says he was blessed to vote and make a piece of history. Shantell made the video for a cool4pro project called Video the ...

Homeless Voters

Posted by Katherine | Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Sarolta Cump found this cool4pro video made by Oren Goldenberg for the citizen-journalism site The Uptake. It features a homeless (or formerly homeless?) man in Detroit talking about being turned away at a polling place; and an ACLU rep explaining that homeless Michigan voters are allowed to vote, even if ...

Register to Vote!

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

If you haven't already registered to vote, you're running out of time. But this voter-registration clown-fairy is here to help. Robert F. W. Whitlock, the photographer, spotted her at at an arts festival in Olympia, Washington. He likes to "bear witness" to the events and movements he sees around him. ...