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Save the Date!
Election Protection Training
sponsored by Working Assets and People For the American Way
12-2 p.m. @ Working Assets
101 Market Street
For months we've been hearing from concerned members and friends who
want to volunteer where they are needed most on Election Day. At the
same time, leaders in the civil rights community have been warning
that unless tens of thousands of volunteers stand up and protect
voting rights, minority voters will once again face disenfranchisement
at the polls due to illegal disqualification, intimidation, and faulty
Many of us at Working Assets have pledged to travel to key states with
our friends and families to help protect voting rights as volunteer
poll monitors. We hope you will join us.
At a special lunchtime training on October 8 in San Francisco, you can
find out how to become an Election Protection Volunteer. Click here to
Working Assets, People For the American Way Foundation, Lawyers'
Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Equal Justice Society, True
Majority, Business Leaders for Sensible
Priorities, IMPACT 2004 and
others invite you to learn about opportunities to help protect voting
rights in key states on November 2. Lawyers and law students are
especially needed and will receive training specific to their skill
sets. All participants in this training will receive an update on
efforts to prevent minority disenfranchisement and intimidation at the
polls, challenges posed by computer voting systems and an overview of
the key states where voting rights are at greatest risk.
Please RSVP online at ElectionProtectionVolunteer.org/oct8
Participants will each attend training sessions led by top civil
rights organizations. Lunch will be provided. Bring your family and
friends. No commitment required, just a devotion to democracy and a
dedication to a fair and free election.
President, Working Assets
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