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Make Your Voice Heard Workshop at Convencion Hispana 2016
Sat, October 8, 2016, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
Attend this FREE Bilingual workshop at Convencion Hispana 2016 on Saturday, October 8th between 9:30 am and 11 am.
Empowerment Committee and Cuyahoga County Board of Elections present a workshop that will provide an overview of information about how to make your voice heard using civic engagement tools and resources.
They will provide a problem solving plan on how to:
1. Civically speak up for your rights, family, community etc. by using resources such as petitions, ballot issues, elected officials etc.
2. Share your ideas with others including community leaders
3. Become part of the decision making process because your voice matters!
They will also cover the following topics:
Express your concerns: Steps on how to get them ballot
Who , when and where you express your concerns
Not voting will let them win... Why?
Don't let them get away, demand and exercise your rights
Bring people from the neighborhood with testimonials
The importance of issues
You can run for office!!!!
Community engagement opportunities
Presenters: Daniel Ortíz (Empowerment Co-Chair) and Ivelisse Roig (Bilingual Election Program Coordinator)