Want to make a big impact while having fun? This is your MUST ATTEND EVENT of the electoral season. We’ll be texting with Resistance Labs’ version of the texting platform Spoke to ask likely Democratic voters in North Carolina to request a mail-in ballot.
The Big Impact: We’ll text up to 1 Million voters in battleground states about applying to voting by mail
The Fun: Music by professional DJs plus special guests including: David Byrne (founding member of the Talking Heads and current Broadway sensation for his acclaimed, “American Utopia;”) NBC commentator Heather McGhee; former Governor Deval Patrick; “The Ambassador of Soul” Ellis Hall – a singer/songwriter; former lead singer for soul/funk band “Tower of Power”, “California Raisins” and the declared protege of the legendary Ray Charles.Congresswomen Katherine Clark and Ayanna Pressley; Frances Moore Lappe (author of “Diet for a Small Planet” which started a revolution in how Americans eat.) and American comedian Jimmy Tingle. Texters also will be treated to inspiring words by Massachusetts’ own Sen. Elizabeth Warren
But the real prize is waiting for us on November 3rd.
All you need to do is:
- RSVP To The Text-a-Thon HERE
- SIGN up for Training before 8/22 HERE – watch for the events with the Text-a-Thon training banner;
- OR join our training just before the event SIGN UP FOR PRE-TRAINING HERE; you can also read in our Action Kit about texting with Resistance Labs, our texting partner.
- Join our Slack workspace for more timely updates: TogetherFor2020 SLACK then look for the #textathon channel and join it too.
- Invite friends and family to join you; maybe even create a texting team with some cool name (we’ll be reaching out about that later).
SIGN UP HERE with your cool team name (can be team of one or many; we will recognize special team efforts) and any music requests.We also want to !So, please see full description and complete this team registration form to provide us with your info and request.
Anyone can do it. No prior experience needed. Just a device with an Internet connection. We don’t use your phone number at all.
Let’s have fun and help get these crucial voters to vote in November!!!