FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 30, 2020
Rev. Jackson to lead caravan of voters to Chicago Board of Election Commissioners site to Early Vote
Chicago, IL – Leading by example, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., will lead a caravan of voters today, Thursday, Oct. 1st, 11:30 a.m. from the Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters, 930 E. 50th St., to the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners’ Super Site, 191 N. Clark St. (Clark & Lake) to Early Vote.
On the first day of Chicago’s Early Vote, Rev. Jackson will hold a 12 noon press conference to urge all Chicagoans to Early Vote. Cook County residents may Early Vote from October 19-November 2nd.
With a united inter-denominational faith coalition urging their members to Early Vote, Rev. Jackson is also reaching out to those who will turn 18 before the November 3rd election to come out in huge numbers and Early Vote.
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.