National Faith Leaders Release Voter Reflection Guide to Educate Faithful Voters in the 2020 Election

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 29, 2020

 

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Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, (202) 735-7123

Austin Schuler, aschuler@faithinpubliclife.org, (540) 280-3393

Susan Stephenson, susan@interfaithpowerandlight.org, (510) 484-7198


 

National Faith Leaders Release Voter Reflection Guide to Educate Faithful Voters in the 2020 Election

 

Washington, D.C. -- On Tuesday, June 30 at 1 p.m. EDT, Faith in Public Life and Interfaith Power & Light will release a voter reflection guide endorsed by prominent national faith groups and religious leaders. The guide, Democracy, Values & the 2020 Election, addresses urgent issues in the election, including voting rights, climate change, systemic racism in the criminal justice system, healthcare and immigration. The guide, which will be distributed across the country for discussion in diverse faith communities, includes topics for reflection and sample questions to ask candidates. 

 

Faith leaders will brief reporters on the guide and on 2020 mobilization efforts during an online press conference. The guide has been endorsed by leaders at the National Council of Churches, NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice, Vote Common Good and other organizations at the national and state level.

 

To download a copy of the guide, click here

 

What: Teleconference with faith leaders to discuss release of national voter reflection guide.

 

When: 

June 30 at 1  p.m. EDT

 

Where: 

Register via Zoom 

 

Who: 

Rev. Jennifer Butler, CEO, Faith in Public Life
Rev. Susan Hendershot,  President, Interfaith Power & Light
Sr. Simone Campbell SSS, Executive Director, NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice
Rev. Dr. Ambrose Carroll, Co-founder, Green the Church and Senior Pastor, Church by the Side of the Road in Berkeley, Calif.

 

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