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Documents that are helpful for an understanding of our VAN and it's policies.

  • Data Entry Best Practices

    If it’s Not in VAN, it Doesn’t Exist! We want to give you credit for every action you take on. If you hold 13 one-on-one meetings, but only enter 2 of them in VAN, there is no way for us to see that a...

  • How can using Indivisible’s EveryAction grow my group’s power?

    Groups can use EA to build their own power by tracking information about their members and using that information to make targeted and more efficient asks. Groups will be able to know who shows up to ...

  • How is EveryAction different than MyVoters?

    EveryAction and MyVoters are made by the same company, NGP VAN, so there are many similarities between them. The primary difference between EveryAction and MyVoters is the source of the data. MyVoters...

  • How is EveryAction different from MailChimp, Action Network or other CRMs?

    Many volunteer management tools and email tools share functionalities. EveryAction brings those functionalities together in one package. Also, because EveryAction is owned by the same vendor that owns...

  • How does this agreement build the network’s power as a whole?

    EveryAction’s usefulness is not limited to local groups. Formal statewide coordinating structures can also use EveryAction to organize their coalition members. EveryAction will allow these coalition s...

  • What is the difference between opt-in and opt-out when it comes email signups?

    Opt-in - individuals have to actively choose to join the email list. Opt-out - individuals join the list automatically and have to actively choose to be removed from the email list We are doing opt-in...

  • Is HQ going to use our data? Why and how?

    Before getting access to this tool, each user who will have access to the tool must sign the EveryAction User Agreement, which governs how the EA platform, and the data put into that platform, can be ...

  • Who owns EveryAction?

    Indivisible HQ has contracted with a vendor, NGP VAN, to purchase the use of EveryAction for the Indivisible network. HQ works with NGP VAN to acquire the tool, build the system to support the needs o...