Michelle Obama to Host When We All Vote Registered and Ready Virtual Rally
Co-Chair Michelle Obama also to join call with online influencers to discuss the importance of registering and making a plan to vote this week
(Washington, DC) On Thursday, September 3 at 5:30 p.m. ET, When We All Vote Co-Chair Michelle Obama will host “Registered and Ready,” a virtual rally to engage and inspire eligible voters and volunteers to mobilize their communities now and during When We All Vote’s Week of Action, September 20th to 27th.
With less than 65 days until the election, voters will begin to cast the first early votes in states around the country soon. This virtual rally will serve as a major call to action to get as many eligible voters registered and ready to vote before their states’ deadlines. When We All Vote will also strongly encourage all voters to make their voting plan to vote early in-person or by mail.
Nationwide, When We All Vote Co-Chairs, ambassadors, partners and volunteers are using their platforms to ensure more Americans are registered and ready to vote — from NBA and WNBA teams and players to fashion brands and community organizations. On Thursday, Mrs. Obama will also host a call with online influencers about using their platforms to reach unregistered voters and ensuring that everyone has a plan to vote.
WHAT: When We All Vote Registered and Ready Virtual Rally
WHEN: Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.
When We All Vote is a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that brings together citizens, institutions, brands, and organizations to increase participation in every election. Launched by Michelle Obama, the organization is committed to closing the race and age voting gap and empowering all eligible voters to cast their ballot by harnessing grassroots energy, establishing strategic partnerships, and implementing digital organizing strategies, with the ultimate goal of changing the culture around voting.
Michelle Obama is joined in this effort by fellow Co-Chairs Tom Hanks, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Janelle Monáe, Chris Paul, Faith Hill, Selena Gomez, Liza Koshy, Megan Rapinoe, Shonda Rhimes, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington, and Rita Wilson.
In the leadup to the 2018 Midterm Elections, When We All Vote organized over 2,500 local voter registration events across the country, engaged 200 million Americans online about the significance of voting, and texted nearly four million voters the resources to register and get out to vote.
In 2020, When We All Vote is helping to lead in voter education, registration and volunteer engagement. In response to COVID-19, When We All Vote is leading the fight for fair and safe elections by supporting the expansion of access to vote-by-mail, early in-person voting and online voter registration so every American can make their voices heard on Election Day.