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Vote for Our Lives | Virtual Rally
June 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
On Tuesday, June 9th, the Declaration for American Democracy and the Leadership Conference of Civil and Human Rights are holding a “Vote For Our Lives” virtual rally event featuring Speaker Nancy Pelosi, voting rights leader Reverend Barber and labor and civil rights legend Dolores Huerta to talk about the need for swift action from Congress to secure our right to safely vote in our elections and the solutions that will allow us to do just that.
We’ll also discuss the impact that the ruling in Shelby County v. Holder has had upon communities of color, and the importance of passing policies that combat suppression and disenfranchisement.
• U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
• Reverend Dr. William Barber II, Co-Chair of the Poor People’s Campaign
• Dolores Huerta, Labor Activist and Civil Rights Leader
• Vanita Gupta, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, President and CEO
• Wendy Fields, Democracy Initiative, Executive Director
• Rev. Leslie Watson Wilson, Director of African American Religious Affairs at People for the American Way
• Jennifer Epps-Addison, Center for Popular Democracy, Network President and Co-Executive Director
• Leigh Chapman, Voting Rights Program Director, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
• Jana Morgan, Director, Declaration for American Democracy
The town hall will serve to educate the public on the importance of enacting reforms to break down barriers to voting and enable voters to vote safely during the pandemic.
RSVP and invite your friends to this important event today!