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Florida Churches are Marching the Souls to the Polls for the First and Only Sunday of Early Voting


Hoping to send a strong message that will resonate nationwide, a coalition of non-partisan organizations have joined forces to conduct a massive march comprised of over 200 congregations “Marching Souls to the Polls” on the first Sunday of early voting in Florida, October 28, 2012.

The Florida Coalition on Black Civic Participation, Unity 12 Voter Empowerment Campaign, National Congress of Black Women, ACLU, Rainbow/PUSH, A. Philip Randolph Institute, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, AFL-CIO, Black Women’s Roundtable, Black Youth Vote!, African American Council of Christian Clergy, and F.I.R.E., have come together to coordinate this massive initiative as the Black Civic Engagement Working Group of Fl.

WHAT: Souls To Polls – Marches from Church to the polls

WHEN: DATE: Sunday, October 28, 2012
TIME: Times vary based on service ending times – contact for times

WHERE: Over 200 Churches throughout Florida (for a list of churches visit http://www.unityvoterempowermentcampaign.org/#!churches/c12d4 or email edmedia@dogonvillage.com)

Counties covered include:
• BREVARD COUNTY
• BROWARD COUNTY
• DUVAL COUNTY
• GADSDEN COUNTY
• JACKSON COUNTY
• MIAMI-DADE
• LEE COUNTY
• LEON COUNTY
• ORANGE COUNTY
• OSCEOLA COUNTY
• PALM BEACH COUNTY

HOW: To participate in a march or schedule an interview contact Edrea edmedia@dogonvillage.com/770.961.6200 to be connected with the coordinator for each county. For the list of churches: http://www.unityvoterempowermentcampaign.org/#!churches/c12d4

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