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Subseries 2. Project Vote and Voter Registration in Pittsburgh (REP), 1983-1988

Scope and Content Notes:

Organized alphabetically, this subseries documents Rabinowitz's involvement in the voter registration activities of two related organizations, Project VOTE! and Voter REP (Registration, Education, and Participation). Voter REP was a local affiliate of Project VOTE!, a national organization based in Washington, D.C. Due to the related goals and relationship between the two organizations, many of the materials in this subseries are mixed.

Formed in 1986, Voter REP was a nonprofit charitable and educational organization committed to registering voters and increasing the political participation of blacks, women, low-income areas, youth, and disabled peoples. Rabinowitz worked for Voter REP as a coordinator. The organization was located in the offices of the Hunger Action Coalition and grew out of prior Pittsburgh organizations committed to voter registration like the Alliance for Voter Registration. Materials include records pertaining to internal functions of the organization, volunteer recruitment, voter registration drives, newsletters, workshops, and press. Also included are records pertaining to the organization's fight against welfare and unemployment offices who refused the entry of volunteers in order to register people, a fight which eventually led to court.

Folder 25 Accounting, 1986
Folder 26 Campaign Analysis, 1983
Folder 27 Correspondence, 1984
Folder 28 Freedom Summer Voter Registration Campaign, 1984
Folder 29 Grant Administration, 1986
Folder 30 History of Organization, 1988
Folder 31 Job Descriptions, 1984
Folder 32 Letter to Thornburgh Regarding Voter Registration, 1986
Folder 33 Logbook, 1984
Folder 34 Meetings, 1984
Folder 35 Monthly Schedules, 1986
Folder 36 Newsletters, 1986
Folder 37 Newspaper Clippings, 1984
Folder 38 Original Proposal for the Organization, 1986
Folder 39 Phone Banks, 1984-1986
Folder 40 Political Workshops, 1984-1994
Folder 41 Pre-District Election Campaign, 1986
Folder 42 Press, 1986
Folder 43 Project Vote Instructions, 1986
Folder 44 Public Service Announcements and Media, 1986
Folder 45-46 Suit and Injunction, 1983-1986
Folder 47 Volunteer Recruitment, 1986
Folder 48 Voter Registration Campaign, 1984
Folder 49 Voter Registration Activities, 1983
Folder 50 Voter Registration for Non-Profits, 1983-1984
Folder 51 Voter Registration Report, 1986
Folder 52 Voter Registration Statistics, 1986
Folder 53 Voters with Disabilities, 1984