About the Event
On November 3rd, young people are taking the fight for voting rights to the White House. Young activists including Yolanda King, the only granddaughter of Martin Luther King, Jr., along with People For the American Way, League of Women Voters, Declaration for American Democracy, Democracy Initiative, Black Voters Matter, Drum Majors for Change, and our partners are headed back to the White House to tell President Biden: no more excuses. We need voting rights legislation passed now!
Watch the Livestream
We’re streaming the event live on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Tiktok. Links will go up as we go live!
Join us on November 3rd: Join the Twitterstorm
Starting at 10am ET, we’re taking to Twitter to tell President Biden: no more excuses. We need voting rights now! Join us by sharing the tweets below.
@POTUS, this is our future. We need you to do everything in your power to fix or nix the filibuster and pass #VotingRightsNow. #PoweredByYouth
@POTUS: Words aren’t enough. It’s time to live up to his promises and act to protect voting rights now. #PoweredByYouth #VotingRightsNow
@POTUS, your future is counting on you to convince the Senate to do the right thing. Fix or nix the filibuster. Pass the #FreedomToVoteAct. We’re not going away. #VotingRightsNow #PoweredByYouth
You can find more sample posts here
Join us on November 3rd: Call the White House
Never called the White House before? No worries! We’ve got you covered. When you call the White House, you want to be clear, concise, and polite. Say your name, what state you’re from, and why you’re calling. Then thank the staff member for their time, and you’re done!
Below is a sample call script you can use to make the call!
My name is [name], and I’m calling from [state]. I’m calling today to ask President Biden to protect our vote and call on the Senate to fix or nix the filibuster and do what it takes to pass voting rights legislation now. Thank you!
Join us on November 3rd: Share the Message on Social
One of the most powerful voices in your network is you! We encourage you to start conversations, in person and on social media, with your friends about why protecting our right to vote is so important. Use the sample posts below to get started!
Link to put in your bio: https://www.pfaw.org/nomoreexcuses
Ready for More?
We’ve got more sample social, sample outreach language, instructions for making a tiktok, and so much more in our full toolkit. Check it out here!