Webinar: Organize Your Congregation to #UUTheVote

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General Assembly 2020 training, presented June 24, 2020.

So much is at stake in 2020. We’re creating new voter outreach organizing strategies as we fight to protect our elections, and move in solidarity with movements for justice during the pandemic to #VoteLove–#DefeatHate. Join us to build concrete skills and learn how.

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Moderated by Nicole Pressley, UU the Vote National Organizer

Opening Panel:
Rev. Ashley Horan, UUA Organizing Strategy Director
Wendy Fields, Executive Director, Democracy Initiative
Erin Heaney, Showing Up for Racial Justice National Director
Rev. Abbey Tennis, Lead Minister, First Unitarian Church Philadelphia & UU the Vote PA Steering Committee

On Building Accountability, Partnerships & Solidarity
Isis Gil, Development & Finance Director of Puente Arizona Human Rights Movement
Janine Gelsinger, UUJAZ (UU Justice Arizona) Director

How to Build Your UU the Vote Team
Lisa Garcia-Sampson, UU Justice Ministry of North Carolina (UUJMNC) Director
Kelsey Cowger, All Souls Unitarian DC Reeb Voting Rights Team & UUSJ Voting Campaigns Organizer

Voter Outreach — Phonebanking for Our Lives
Beck Schillizzi, Membership & Social Justice Coordinator, UU Congregation of Atlanta & UU the Vote Georgia Team
Nicole Pressley, UU the Vote National Organizer

Susan Leslie, UUA Congregational Advocacy & Witness Director, UU the Vote National Team

Members of Coalition of UU State Action Networks (CUUSAN)

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