Articles from September 2012

SAT, 9/15 >> Voter Education Forum in Mt. Vernon


Presented by the Civic Voter Education Advocacy Committee

Saturday, September 15, 2012
10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Doles Center
250 South 6th Avenue
(between West 3rd St. and West 4th St.)

Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Registration at 9:30 AM
Open to the Public and FREE Breakfast Served.

Keynote Speaker: Bishop W. Darin Moore,
Presiding Prelate, Western Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

For more information call the African American Men of Westchester at 914-949-9463 or Commander Paul Ingram of Pentecost Consistory #98 at 914-549-6405.

Breakfast underwritten by: Lauren P. Raysor, attorney and author of “Living the Wealthy Life”, and the Westchester Black Bar Association. Tea break provided by Lola’s Tea House.

Forum sponsored by Con Edison,  Entergy,  Key Bank, and Four Season Real Estate Center-Mt. Vernon

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Progressive News Network cable show:  Dennis Hanratty interviews Gail Wright Sirmans, Civil Rights Attorney with the Voter Rights Advocacy Committee about voter registration and voter suppression issues.

To register to vote, or for more information about voting rights, contact: Westchester County Board of Elections – (914) 995-5700

Money in Politics: Citizens United vs. the FEC

Chuck Bell interviews Dennis Hanratty on Progressive News Network about efforts to pass a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United v. FEC Supreme Court decision, which opened the floodgates to unlimited corporate funds in public elections

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