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Contact: Celestine Jeffreys, Chief of Staff, Celestine.Jeffreys@greenbaywi.gov (best); 920-448-3006
Laura Schley, Public Arts Coordinator, Laurasc@greenbaywi.gov, 920-448-3142
Charlotte Goska, COVO, email@example.com
Media Advisory—Voter Registration Kick-off Event at the City’s Newest Mural
(Green Bay, WI) COVO (Coalition of Voting Organizations) and the League of Women Voters will hold a voter registration event at the City of Green Bay’s newest mural. The mural was designed by Public Arts Coordinator Laura Schley, and painted by community members, in late July. The voter registration event commemorates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing the women the right to vote. Holding registration events will ease burdens on voters posed by the pandemic.
Who: COVO, League of Women Voters, Laura Schley, Public Arts Coordinator
When: August 18, 2020, 8 am to 6 pm
Where: in front of the voter mural, located at the intersection of Monroe and Cherry.
Eligible voters can drive up and get assistance with registration, absentee ballot requests, photo ID, or any other questions related to voting. The registration event will continue on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning August 22nd and ending October 11th, from noon to 4 pm.
COVO is a local, non-partisan, all-volunteer group formed in 2017. They’ve assisted thousands of residents by helping to navigate the voting process and to educate eligible voters. For more information go to www.covobcwi.org.
The League of Women Voters of Greater Green Bay is a nonpartisan organization whose purpose is to promote the informed and active participation of citizens in government. It does not support or oppose candidates for public office. On August 26, the League of Women voters will celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage, a tremendous milestone. For more information go to https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/greater-green-bay
COVID-19: members of the media and eligible voters attending this event must employ social distancing. The host organizations will routinely clean. We encourage attendees to wear masks.