Thanks to all those who joined us on April 5 to act and advocate to end racism. You can view issue briefs from the day by clicking here. Additionally you can view Breon Wells presentation on How to do Effective Legislative Visits here and Aman Tune’s presentation on Grassroots Organizing for People Under 18.
Day of Action and Advocacy
DC – Training and Advocacy
8:30-11:00: Training – Issue Platform Briefing and How to Do Effective Legislative Visits
Location: Historic Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 400 D St. SE
11:00-5:00: Visit Your Congressional Leaders
For legislative visits we expect participants to make their own appointments. Call 202-224-3121 for both the Senate and the House to make appointments.
1:00-2:15/ 2:30-3:45: Afternoon workshops (each workshop will be offered twice to accommodate schedules for legislative visits)
Location: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 301 A St. SE
- Moral Framing for Action and Advocacy
- Tools for Disrupting Racism – Internal Conversation for White People
- Grassroots Organizing 101
4:00: Debrief – St. Mark’s
Nationwide – Voter Registration
It is critical that we use the tools that we already have at our disposal to affect change. If you are not able to join us in DC, we invite you to join a National Day of Voter Registration. If you aren’t registered, get registered. If you know someone who hasn’t registered to vote, help get them registered. Our collective voice is made stronger by committed persons exercising their right to vote!
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Social Action Commission has developed a great resource to help you help others register to vote. Visit http://www.amev-alert.org/ for their voter registration resources including a toolkit to increase voter education, mobilization, and registration.