May 29, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 29, 2020
Rev. Jackson/Rainbow PUSH Coalition to host “Call to Action” town hall meeting
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Chicago, IL: --The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, are holding a virtual voter town hall “Call to Action” meeting 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (CST) Saturday, May 30, 2020, during this COVID-19 era.
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The panelists will discuss a dual campaign to overcome a national low voter registration rate due to COVID-19 and to increase the CENSUS returns.
The town hall meeting, which will highlight the need for voter education/registration, will be moderated by Angela Rye, principal/CEO, IMPACT Strategies.
The panel includes: Attorney Barbara Arwine, founder-president, Transformative Justice Coalition, Kristen Clarke, president, executive director of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, LaTosha Brown, Black Voters Matter, co-founder, philanthropic, political strategists & Nykidra “Nyki” Robinson, president, founder Black Girls Rock, Tiffany Loftin, NAACP, director, youth & college and Jessica Fortune Barker from Affluent Business Management.
Rainbow PUSH Coalition is a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international organization that was formed in December 1996 by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. through merging of two organizations he founded Operation PUSH People United to Serve Humanity (estab. 1971) and the Rainbow Coalition (estab. 1984). With headquarters in Chicago and offices in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Oakland, the organization works to make the American Dream a reality for all citizens while advocating for peace and justice around the world. RPC is dedicated to improving the lives of all people by serving as a voice for the voiceless. Its mission is to protect, defend and gain civil rights by leveling the economic and educational playing fields while promoting peace and justice around the world.