Week of Non-Violence
Congressman John Lewis lending his support to the National Week of Nonviolence. He speaks from his heart about the power of non-violence and his personal experiences.
“Representative John Lewis, a son of sharecroppers and an apostle of nonviolence who was bloodied at Selma and across the Jim Crow South in the historic struggle for racial equality, and who then carried a mantle of moral authority into Congress, died on Friday, July 17, 2020. He was 80.” —
Sign up your organization, faith institution, senior citizens clubs, local businesses, fraternities, sororities and/or sports organizations to sign up for the John Lewis Chairs and Water Election Day Initiative.
Identify Polling centers in your city or neighborhood when you want to provide chairs and water outside for elders, pregnant women people who can’t stand for long periods of time.
Contact polling centers and inform them of your plans to provide loaned chairs and water on election day.
Ask your team to bring chairs, water, and sanitation to the polling places on November 3rd.
Recruit youth and adults to stand in place for the people who need to sit.
Questions? Contact National Coordinator Pat Duncan at: firstname.lastname@example.org
ON SECOND THOUGHT
Pay or Renew Dues TO BLACK
WOMEN FOR POSITIVE
RED FLAGS IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE