Hey Ladies & Gents,
The people rocking the vote want you to join along, They hit DTY up to let you guys know what's happening. You could be rocking with Santogold, Solange, and Talib Kweli just to name a few! If you have not registered to VOTE time is running out and please take advantage of the opportunity to speak up. xo Yummie D
I now interrupt this post for further information from RTV
ROCK THE VOTE: ROAD TRIP ’08 GETS TRACTION!
Santogold, Bang Camero, Hawthorne Heights, Q-Tip, Bootsy Collins,Talib Kweli, Solange, DJ Spooky and more!
Already it’s a historic year for Rock the Vote. 1.5 million people and counting have registered to vote through www.rockthevote.com, making this the largest youth voter registration drive in history. In the last two weeks alone 231,371 people have downloaded voter registration forms from Rock The Vote’s website. Additionally in 2008, Rock the Vote has engaged more than 2.5 million members and over 100,000 mobile phone activists, plus innovative online programs are attracting the attention of millions more. Now we are taking our efforts to the streets, to build our community street teams, engage new voters in person, and inspire millions to get involved.
Having achieved strong registration results through visits through Tennessee and Virginia, the stage has been set for the upcoming stops.
The dates and cities for The Road Trip '08:
Thursday, September 18 & 19 - Philadelphia, PA (Talib Kweli + Solange)
Saturday, September 20 – State College, PA
Sunday, September 21 - Pittsburgh, PA (Wiz Khalifa, Trevor Menear, Donora)
Tuesday, September 23 – Youngstown, OH
Wednesday, September 24 - Akron, OH (Bang Camero, DJ Spooky)
Thursday, September 25 - Cleveland, OH (Santogold)
Friday, September 26 - Kent, OH (Hawthorne Heights)
Saturday, September 27 - Columbus, OH
Sunday, September 28 - Cincinnati, OH (Q-Tip, Bootsy Collins, Kristen Haglund – Miss America)
Tuesday, September 29 - Bloomington, IN
Thursday, October 2 - St. Louis, MO
Saturday, October 4 – Iowa City, IA
Monday, October 6 - Minneapolis, MN
Details of specific artist performances, registration details and running updates from the tour can be found at: www.RockTheVote.com
Rock the Vote's mission is to engage and build the political power of young people in order to achieve progressive change in our country.