September 15, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR PLANNING PURPOSES

September 12, 2017

CONTACT: Amie Young, communications and events manager, 913-490-4105, ayoung@aclukansas.org

OVERLAND PARK, KS - On Sunday, October 1, the American Civil Liberties Union will host a People Power event at the Lied Center of Kansas to launch a new national voting rights campaign called “Let People Vote.”  The event will feature top ACLU experts who will shed light on current issues surrounding voting rights, a panel discussion on President Trump’s controversial voting commission led by Sec. Kobach, and the unveiling of an action plan to mobilize Kansans—and people across the nation—to organize within their communities to protect and expand the fundamental right to vote.

          WHAT: ACLU national launch of the “Let People Vote” campaign

          WHO: Featuring ACLU experts on voting rights issues

          WHEN: 6 p.m. Sunday, October 1

          WHERE: The Lied Center - 1600 Stewart Dr. Lawrence, KS 66045

Members of the public who wish to RSVP for the People Power Event should RSVP at https://go.peoplepower.org/event/voting_rights/9399

Members of the media who wish to RSVP for the Power People Event should RSVP to Amie Young atayoung@aclukansas.org or 913-490-4105 by 12:00 PM CT on September 29, 2017.

More detail will be announced soon.

 

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