Tonight! Exclusive #GetCovered Obamacare event

March 27, 2014 Solutions No Comments

It’s nothing like having a peace of mind. Knowing that you have access to healthcare when you need it, is priceless. As the March 31st enrollment deadline draws near for the Affordable Care Act, also recognized as Obamacare, the Texas League of Young Voters has teamed up with Young Invincibles to increase the number of young people who sign up for health coverage.

Tonight, they have a dynamic group of panelists lined up to discuss the myths and the facts of the Affordable Care Act. Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary of Health will also be in the building! If you have questions, there’s no better expert to hear from.

 Join us on www.YoungVoterLive.com and tweet your questions with #GetCoveredHTown. The online event starts at 6:00pm; if you’re in Houston, we’d love to see you in person at Texas Southern University.

 

The Texas League of Young Voters and the Young Invincibles partner up with Secretary Sebelius  to get young voters enrolled in the Affordable Care Act.

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Let’s Talk #2ndChances [Tonight]

Wisconsin #2ndChances Townhall

Re-enfranchisement of our community is important if we are to build power in this society. Join us tonight  at 6pm CT on Twitter for our #2ndChances Town Hall. We will discuss the importance of giving back the vote to those with prior criminal convictions and what it would do for communities of color.

In the past elections we realized just how much power we lost because of false information. We need people to know that if you are completely discharged from parole/probation you can vote. During this election season its important for us to make the connection between re-enfranchisement and elections. We all know politics guides our everyday lives. We need to harness the influence of election and those running for office to our advantage.

Featuring:

  • James Causey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist and Wisconsin Black Media Association president
  • Pastor Walter Lanier,  Founder Great Lakes Urban Empowerment Center founder and attorney of law

Join the conversation by tweeting to the hashtag #2ndChances and let’s discuss building power, expanding the vote and how elections help us to do that.

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4th Annual #BarackTalk

January 27, 2014 Front Page No Comments

This year we are flooding Twitter with what we expect from President Obama in 2014. Our voices will not be silenced. Our problems will not be overlooked. We are hosting the biggest State of the Union town hall featuring Rock the Vote, Color of Change, Dream Defenders, Million Hoodies, Head Count, APALA, BYP100, Generation Progress, Green For All, SEIU, US Students, and Spark Action. Our partners at GenYNotLive will moderate the conversation.

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And after all is said and tweeted, Phil Agnew, executive director of the Dream Defenders, will deliver a powerful State of the Youth address. Get ready, get ready!

Join us on Tuesday, January 28th, at 7;30pm ET by using the hashtag #BarackTalk.

 

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Last #GenYNot Episode of 2013

December 18, 2013 Front Page No Comments

Rather than have other people speak about the issues impacting young people, Jamira Burley, Jordan Howard and Daniel Leon have created #GenYNot,a platform for Millennials to speak about the problems relevant to their generation.

On December 18th, The League of Young Voters will broadcast the last #GenYNot episode of 2013 on www.YoungVoterLive.com.

Please join us and tell us how we can be great in 2014 by tweeting using the hashtag #GenYNot.

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We’re Celebrating 10 Years in DC

December 2, 2013 Front Page No Comments

Come join the League, political activists, and special invited guests on December 10th for an unforgettable evening at Bar 7 in DC as we celebrate our 10 year anniversary.
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Ticket price includes open bar and free food!

Over the last 10 years, the League of Young Voters has grown from a passionate startup into one of the most respected youth civic engagement organizations in the country. Employing both sophisticated field organizing and increasingly effective online and mobile organizing, our campaigns have seen us increasing turnout in low performing African American precincts, engaging new leaders and most importantly building political power for young communities of color.

What’s unique about our organization is that we’ve use cultural arts to get youth civically engaged. Hip-hop cyphers and spoken word events have been vital to our success in meeting young people where they are.

And we’re winning from the East coast to the West Coast! Join us in the nation’s capital to toast to our past and future successs.

VIP tables and general admission tickets are going fast. Get yours today!

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