Support the National Election Protection API Voter Hotline!

Volunteer’s Needed!

Sign up to help the National Election Protection API Voter Hotline

With Super Tuesday coming soon, APIAVote and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC are seeking bilingual volunteers to support the National Election Protection API Voter Hotline on and leading up to March 5! Hotline volunteers answer voters’ questions and volunteers are needed to support the following language lines:

  • Bengali
  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Hindi and Urdu
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

The next training session is February 24 at 2:00 PM ET /11:00 AM PT but additional trainings will be available in the future. Sign up for the training.

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Here’s what you can expect as a volunteer on a normal day:

  • Check for voicemails 1 – 2 times per day.
  • Return calls to voters who left voicemails asking for voter assistance.
  • You can sign up for any days you’re available! No minimum, no maximum.
  • Provide live assistance on Super Tuesday on March 5th!
  • Be supported every step of the way by our co-captains
  • Hotline captains will host weekly office hours on Zoom.
  • No prior experience is required – all training will be provided via Zoom and throughout the election cycle.

Manhattan Family Justice Center Hosting Training Sessions

The Manhattan Family Justice Center is happy to announce upcoming special trainings. The training program provides professional development for service providers, community leaders, and city agencies on relevant topics regarding intimate partner violence, sex trafficking, and elder abuse.

Please feel free to share widely.  All trainings are free and located at the MFJC: 80 Centre Street, 5th Floor Training Room.


Wednesday, 2/24 2-5 pm
Mental Health & Clients in Emotional Distress
Facilitated by STEPS to End Family Violence

  • Responding to clients in emotional distress
  • De-escalation and crisis counseling
  • Assessing suicidality
  • PTSD and trauma response
  • Mental health resources in NYC

Tuesday, 3/8 10 am – 12 pm
Youth and Dating Abuse
Facilitated by Day One

  • Dating abuse among youth and its impact
  • K-12 prevention education
  • Risk factors/red flags that youth will enter abusive relationships in the future
  • Mandated reporting and dating abuse
  • Legal rights of youth

Tuesday, 3/15 11 am – 2 pm
Family Planning with Implications for Reproductive Coercion
Facilitated by Planned Parenthood

  • Describing the range of birth control methods available, including how they work, effectiveness, advantages and disadvantages of each method
  • Key risk reduction messages related to birth control and reproductive coercion

Child Support 101
Facilitated by HRA Office of Child Support Enforcement & Sanctuary for Families
Tuesday, 3/29 2-4 pm

  • Petitioning for a child support order
  • Support collection
  • Paternity
  • Services for custodial and noncustodial parents

If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Flatto at [email protected]