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Wake the Vote- Youth Voter Summit

  • Perry Political Partnership 514 West Banner Avenue Winston-Salem, NC, 27127 United States (map)

9:30 AM Arrival. Light Breakfast 

10:00AM Welcome, Special Guest 

10:05AM Brief History of Youth Political Participation
Melissa Harris-Perry, Director, Wake the Vote 

10:30 AM  Voting in North Carolina- The Legal Landscape 
James Perry, CEO Winston-Salem, Urban League 

11:00 AM  North Carolina: Who and What is on the Ballot in 2018 
Congress The Courts The Constitution
Tomas Lopez, Democracy NC

11:30 AM Lunch and Small Group Discussions 
Rock the Vote 2018 Issue Areas
Gun Violence College Affordability Immigration Voting Rights Women’s Rights Economic Opportunity  Criminal Justice Climate Change 


12:30PM Making Your Campus an Engaged Campus 
Melissa Harris-Perry, Wake the Vote

1:00 PM How to Phone Bank: Hands on Training Session 
Brett Stargell, Democracy NC

1:30 PM How to Register Voters: Hands on Training Session
Linda Sutton, Democracy NC 

2:00 PM How to GOTV: Hands on Training Session 

2:30 PM Election Protection: Making Sure Every Vote Counts
Gabrielle Gray, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights  

3:00 PM Departure 



Later Event: September 25
National Voter Registration Day