TODAY, November 3rd, 4:30-6:30pm EST
Begins at La Mega 87.7 Lobby (5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 877)
Ends Outside the Board of Elections (2925 Euclid Avenue)
Candlelight March and Early Voting on November 3rd
Today, November 3rd, Cuyahoga County Latino, labor and faith community members and leaders will come together for an early vote rally followed by a candlelight march to the polls.
They will gather in the lobby of Cleveland radio station La Mega 87.7 at 4:30pm for refreshments and a performance by singer-songwriter Andrés Useche. Around 5:30, the group will then conduct a candlelight march to the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections at 2925 Euclid Avenue, before entering the building to vote. Reporters are invited to cover any aspect of the event. For our planning purposes, an RSVP is requested at email@example.com.
WHAT: LatinOHs Votan: Latino Voters, Leaders, and Allies March to the Polls
WHEN: TODAY, November 3rd at 4:30-6:30PM EST
WHERE: Begins at La Mega 87.7 lobby (5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 877), ends outside the Board of Elections (2925 Euclid Avenue)
WHO: Hispanic Alliance Inc.
Cleveland Jobs With Justice
Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center
For Ohio’s Future
Marching into the Light
Latino Voters Action Fund
Individual Leaders: Isabel Framer, Ivelisse Roig Sepúlveda, Claudia Agosto, Justine Bernacet, Andrés Useche
VISUALS AND MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:
- Opportunity to interview voters and diverse community leaders
- Posters with individuals’ reasons for voting
- Andrés Useche musical performance
- Candlelight march to the polls with banners and signs
- Stand-up press availability outside of the Board of Elections
This event serves as a meaningful way for Hispanic leaders, voters, immigrants and allies in Cuyahoga County to unite, express the power of voting, and encourage others to vote early in the 2016 elections. There are approximately 70,000 Hispanics in Cuyahoga County, making up nearly 6% of the population.
The event will begin with a meet and greet at La Mega 87.7. The meet and greet will include brief remarks from Juan Molina Crespo, the Executive Director of Hispanic Alliance; Linda Hinton, Vice Preston of CWA District 4; and other leaders as well as a performance by Andrés Useche. Participants will be invited to write personal messages on a banner about why they are voting in this election. Following the meet and greet, the group will march to the polls under candlelight, give brief remarks to the media outside of the Board of Elections, and then enter to vote.