Brands for Democracy

Brands need to stand for something. Rock the Vote can help.

SINCE 1990, WE’ VE BEEN PARTNERING WITH AUTHENTIC BRANDS ON THE FRONT LINES OF YOUTH CULTURE WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

With cutting-edge, customizable tech, expert civic education tools, research and data, and a broad array of volunteer opportunities, Rock the Vote builds a culture of civic engagement for authentic brands that are willing to stand for things that matter. We are the largest non-partisan, non-profit youth voter registration organization in the country, and our partners make a difference every day.

HERE’S WHAT YOU GET AS A ROCK THE VOTE BRAND LEADER

Customizable Technology

Volunteer Opportunities

Civic Education Content

BRAND LEADERS

SOME OF OUR BRAND PARTNERS

Get With The Times

Get With The Times is The New York Times’s live conversation series for college students. Hosted by top journalists paired with famous figures in entertainment, politics, sports, business and more, the series is all about inspiring young people to get involved in the issues that matter to them the most. Each event is filmed live on a college campus and broadcast to watch parties hosted on other campuses across the country.

As part of their mobilization efforts for the 2018 Midterms, Get With The Times is hosting a conversation between Senator Bernie Sanders and Alex Burns, New York Times National Political Correspondent on October 3rd that will be filmed live and broadcast to watch parties at college campuses across the country.

Senator Sanders and Alex Burns will discuss what’s at stake for young people in particular, and amplify the critical importance of voting — regardless of which candidate or political party you support.

Get With The Times

Get With The Times is The New York Times’s live conversation series for college students. Hosted by top journalists paired with famous figures in entertainment, politics, sports, business and more, the series is all about inspiring young people to get involved in the issues that matter to them the most. Each event is filmed live on a college campus and broadcast to watch parties hosted on other campuses across the country.

As part of their mobilization efforts for the 2018 Midterms, Get With The Times is hosting a conversation between Senator Bernie Sanders and Alex Burns, New York Times National Political Correspondent on October 3rd that will be filmed live and broadcast to watch parties at college campuses across the country.

Senator Sanders and Alex Burns will discuss what’s at stake for young people in particular, and amplify the critical importance of voting — regardless of which candidate or political party you support.

theSkimm

For the 2016 election cycle, theSkimm worked with Rock the Vote to build a customized mini-election center with their own Online Voter Registration tool and Registration Status Look-up tool, and Rock the Vote’s absentee voting information, all part of “theSkimm the Vote” campaign to encourage readers to vote. By the end, theSkimm had registered over 110,000 voters.

theSkimm

For the 2016 election cycle, theSkimm worked with Rock the Vote to build a customized mini-election center with their own Online Voter Registration tool and Registration Status Look-up tool, and Rock the Vote’s absentee voting information, all part of “theSkimm the Vote” campaign to encourage readers to vote. By the end, theSkimm had registered over 110,000 voters.

HBO

Stars of hit HBO series such as Insecure, VEEP, Ballers, The Leftovers, and Westworld participated in the Use Your Voice, Use Your Vote video series. The campaign featured actors Bryan Cranston, Thandie Newton, Issa Rae, Martin Starr and Justin Theroux, among others, who discussed the impact of civic engagement on issues facing our country. HBO saturated its social media channels with GOTV messaging and campaign content in the week leading up to the election.

HBO

Stars of hit HBO series such as Insecure, VEEP, Ballers, The Leftovers, and Westworld participated in the Use Your Voice, Use Your Vote video series. The campaign featured actors Bryan Cranston, Thandie Newton, Issa Rae, Martin Starr and Justin Theroux, among others, who discussed the impact of civic engagement on issues facing our country. HBO saturated its social media channels with GOTV messaging and campaign content in the week leading up to the election and mobilized its entire staff to go vote!

VEVO

Vevo and Rock the Vote developed a series of moving, issue-based videos and a panel discussion with leading artists under the campaign #WhyWeVote. The series, which received 5.2 million views, featured Vic Mensa, Kesha, T.I., Becky G, John Legend, Common and Joanna “Jojo” Levesque, among others. The videos addressed drug addiction, poverty, mental illness, immigration, LGBTQ rights, climate change, mass incarceration and police brutality.

VEVO

Vevo and Rock the Vote developed a series of moving, issue-based videos and a panel discussion with leading artists under the campaign #WhyWeVote. The series, which received 5.2 million views, featured Vic Mensa, Kesha, T.I., Becky G, John Legend, Common and Joanna “Jojo” Levesque, among others. The videos addressed drug addiction, poverty, mental illness, immigration, LGBTQ rights, climate change, mass incarceration and police brutality.

American Eagle Outfitters

As part of their commitment to inspiring and empowering their customers, American Eagle Outfitters launched an election-themed apparel collection in the fall of 2016. Their #WeAllCan campaign featured a cast of diverse young talent with strong, affirmative voices and distinct personal styles. Actress Madison Pettis was the face of the collection. AEO also launched a major initiative to encourage its employees to vote – registering more than 3,000 employees.

American Eagle Outfitters

As part of their commitment to inspiring and empowering their customers, American Eagle Outfitters launched an election-themed apparel collection in the fall of 2016. Their #WeAllCan campaign featured a cast of diverse young talent with strong, affirmative voices and distinct personal styles. Actress Madison Pettis was the face of the collection. AEO also launched a major initiative to encourage its employees to vote – registering more than 3,000 employees.