FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE–November 5, 2019

Get on the “Early Voting Express” with the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice. Pickups Across New Orleans All Week Long.

The Power Coalition for Equity and Justice and our partner organization, Step Up Louisiana, are providing rides to the polls throughout Early Voting Week. Pickups will take place in a different city council district each day (District A is Monday, District B is Tuesday…). See schedule below.

 

Contacts:

Raegan Carter, Statewide Campaign Director, Power Coalition for Equity and Justice, (225) 408-9301, rcarter@powercoalition.org

Peter Robins-Brown, Communications Director, Power Coalition for Equity and Justice, (504) 256-8196, prb@powercoalition.org

 

NEW ORLEANS, LA | November 5, 2019—The Power Coalition for Equity and Justice (PCEJ–powercoalition.org) is teaming up with Step Up Louisiana to offer New Orleans residents rides to the polls throughout Early Voting Week. Our “Early Voting Express” bus will be making pickups across the city every day this week, stopping in a different city council district each day (Council District A was on Monday, District B is Tuesday, C is Wednesday). Please see the schedule below, along with a photo of the bus.

“These rides are an important way to turn out voters and expand our get out the vote campaign,” according to Katherine Walden, Campaign Assistant with the Power Coalition for Equity and Justice. “Let’s turn up and turn out New Orleans! It’s up to us to decide the future of our city and our state.”

The Power Coalition for Equity and Justice works to build voice and power in traditionally ignored communities. We are a coalition of groups from across Louisiana whose mission is to organize in impacted communities, educate and turn out voters, and fight for policies that create a more equitable and just system in Louisiana.

What: The Power Coalition for Equity and Justice and our partner organization, Step Up Louisiana, are providing the “Early Voting Express” bus throughout Early Voting Week, with pickups across the city.

When: November 5-9, 2019, different times

Where: Locations across the city

Who: Power Coalition for Equity and Justice (PCEJ), Step Up Louisiana