Transformative Justice Coalition and Its Partners Announce the 58th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Transformative Justice Coalition and Its Partners Announce the 58th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

“STAY WOKE AMERICA: The Fight for a Multi-Racial and Inclusive Democracy!”

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 2, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — On, Saturday, August 5, 2023, the Transformative Justice Coalition as part of its Make Good Trouble Voter Series along with its partners: Rainbow/Push Coalition, Black Voters Matter Fund, Wisconsin Voices, League of Women Voters, Florida NAACP State Conference, Georgia NAACP State Conference, National Organization for Women, Arkansas Asian Amer. Pacific Islander Assn, Vote Riders, National Farmworkers Association, National Bar Association, and others are taking it to “America’s Heartland, as we fight for the soul of our country” by hosting the 58th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, “STAY WOKE AMERICA: The Fight for a Multi-Racial and Inclusive Democracy!” voter cookout. A citizen’s right to vote is your voice. Join us and check your voting status and enjoy good food, music, and games as we transform voting and the voting experience. This is a free nonpartisan event.

What: 

“STAY WOKE AMERICA: The Fight for a Multi-Racial and Inclusive Democracy!”

Who: 

Barbara Arnwine, Esquire, Founder/President/Co-Leader, Transformative Justice Coalition
Daryl D. Jones, Esquire, Board Chair/Co-Leader, Transformative Justice Coalition
Rev. Jesse L. JacksonFounder, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition 
Ms. Betty Boynton, an original Edmund Pettus Bridge foot soldier and author
Rev. William J. Barber II, President, Poor People’s Campaign
Bishop Tavis Grant, National Executive Director, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition
LaTosha BrownCo-Founder, Black Voters Matter Fund
Virginia K. SolomónCEO, League of Women Voters
Tomika Vukovic, Co-Executive Director, Wisconsin Voices
Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI)
Marcus Arbery and the family of Ahmaud Arbery
Anita Johnson, Vote Riders
Dante Cottingham, EXPO Wisconsin

When

Saturday, August 5th, from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm (CST)
Followed by a free Community Cookout and Celebration from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm (CST)

Where:

Sherman Park, 3000 N. Sherman Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI 53210

Founded in 2015 by Barbara Arnwine, president emeritus of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, the Transformative Justice Coalition seeks to be a catalyst for transformative institutional changes that bring about justice and equality in the United States and abroad. Learn more at tjcoalition.org.

For more information, contact:
Karen McRae -202.422.6544
[email protected] 

SOURCE Transformative Justice Coalition

Originally published at https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/transformative-justice-coalition-and-its-partners-announce-the-58th-anniversary-of-the-voting-rights-act-of-1965-301890982.html
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