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National Voter Registration Day focuses voter education efforts in Newbern

It will include voter registration, voter ID distribution, voter status verification, and more.

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Today from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. CT, Lift Our Vote, Alabama Secretary of State’s Elections Division, and partner organizations will collaborate for a robust and interactive evening of voter engagement and community services to uplift National Voter Registration Day in Alabama. The Alabama event will be held at the Newbern Public Library, 7840 AL Hwy 61, Newbern, AL 36765. It will include voter registration, voter ID distribution, voter status verification, restoration information, redistricting updates, free food, and other community services. 

“This empowering event will educate voters and community residents on issues that matter most in their community and engage participants on how to access resources and tools that encourage the right to vote for all eligible Alabamians,” says Jessica Fortune Barker, event organizer and Co-Founder of Lift Our Vote, a non-partisan civic engagement program creating a culture of Voting in marginalized communities.

The event will feature several community leaders and partners including Lift Our Vote, AL SOS Elections Division, AL New South Coalition, Black Voters Matter, AL Forward, and others.

The event is free and open to the public.

WHAT:    National Voter Registration Day – Alabama 2023

WHEN:    Tuesday, September 19, 2023, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, CT 

WHERE:  Newbern Public Library, 7840 Alabama Highway 61, Newbern, AL 36765

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The goal of the event is to increase voter education particularly for younger voters and attempt to mobilize voters.