Joined: Mar 17, 2005
Location: Staten Island
|Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:43 pm Post subject: SI Voter's Registration Drive
From Fri Oct 03, 2008 3:00 am to Thu Oct 09, 2008 2:59 am (included)
|MEDIA ALERT UPDATE!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 2, 2008
P.O. Box 140974
Staten Island, NY 10314
Concerned Citizens of Staten Island collaborate to bring the most talked about Voterís Registration Drive on Staten Island!
Staten Island, NY Ė This year, Staten Islanders are faced with the duty to elect not only the next President of the United States but also our next Congressional Representative, as well as our local, state and city Officers thereby prompting concerned leaders and citizens to work collaboratively to ensure all community voices are recognized and acknowledged by and with the power of individual votes. With the support of the NYS Voterís Assistance Commission, the following organizations have assembled for this historic initiative including: Celebrating Real Family Life, Daughters of Africa Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Fellowship Baptist Church, First Central Baptist Church, Girl Scouts of America, Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Leadership Through Sports, Staten Island Minority Civic Association, Mt. Sinai Christian Church, National Council of Negro Women, Northfield Community LDC, People on the Move, Pink Diamonds Steppers Association, St. Phillips Baptist Church, Staten Island African American Political Association, Staten Island NAACP, Young, Talented and Gifted.
Starting Friday, October 3rd until Friday, October 10th the following sites will have volunteers registering voters:
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5
8am to 2pm PORT RICHMOND (Table setting)
Pathmark Grocery Store
1531 Forest Avenue
Contact: Edward C. Josey, President of Staten Island NAACP
9:30am to 12:30pm NEW BRIGHTON (Walking campaign)
Jersey Street and Brighton Avenue (meet at 9:30am)
Contact: Dora Berksteiner, Staten Island African American Political Association
WEST BRIGHTON (Walking Campaign)
Henderson Avenue and Broadway (meet at 9:30am)
Contact: Dora Berksteiner, Staten Island African American Political Association Phone: 347-276-0978
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2008
2pm to 5pm MARINERíS HARBOR/PORT RICHMOND (Walking Campaign)
Contact: Michele Sledge, Northfield Community LDC
3pm to 6pm STAPLETON HOUSES (Walking Campaign)
Contact: Tammy Greer Brown, Celebrating Real Family Life
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2008
1pm to 5pm YOUTH RALLY
Contact: Serena Mohammed, Young, Talented and Gifted
Alicia Harrison, Pink Diamond Steppers Association
Rock the Vote t-shirts to be made available!
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, First Central Baptist Church Youth Ministry and members from St. Phillips Baptist Church are stomping the grounds with us this weekend! The youth ministry has designed their own t-shirts to highlight and encourage everyone to vote in this upcoming election!
Join us for this historic initiative! Volunteers are most welcome! Have fun and meet new people!
**This voterís registration drive is a nonpartisan initiative. For further information and volunteer opportunities, please contact Tammy Greer Brown @ 718-595-2116 or at 646-715-8227.