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Multi-faith, Multiracial Group of Faith Leaders Hold Prayer Vigil for Free, Fair and Safe Elections ahead of Election Day


Monday, November 7, 2022


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

Multi-faith, Multiracial Group of Faith Leaders Hold Prayer Vigil for Free, Fair and Safe Elections ahead of Election Day

*Faith Leaders Available for Interviews*

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, November 7, at 2:00 p.m. EST, Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Sikh and Buddhist faith leaders from across the country will come together virtually to be in community and hold an online prayer vigil ahead of Election Day. In addition to holding time for prayer, faith leaders will be calling on our elected leaders to ensure voters are free from violence and intimidation at the polls. 

Faith in Public Life has trained over 150 peacekeepers or poll watchers in Ohio, Florida and Georgia combined and will have faith leaders at polling places across those states on Election Day. 

Co-sponsors of the event include: Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice, Mormon Women for Ethical Government, Interfaith Alliance, Faithful America, Wisconsin Council of Churches, National Council of Churches, United Church of Christ and Interfaith Power and Light

WHAT: Virtual Prayer Vigil with Multi-faith, Multiracial Faith Coalition

WHEN: Monday, November 7, at 2 p.m. EST

WHERE:  To watch, register here.


Jeanné Lewis, Interim CEO, Faith in Public Life

Vasu Bandhu, Arizona Faith Network

Emma Petty Adams, Co-Executive Director, Mormon Women for Ethical Government 

Rev. Paul Raushenbush, President and CEO of Interfaith Alliance

Rev. Christian Watkins, NETWORK

Rabbi Bonnie Margulis, Wisconsin Faith Voices for Justice 

Hajj Reza Nekumanesh, Executive Director, Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno 

Rev. Dr. Amariah McIntosh, The Ohio Council of Churches

Sandy Sorseen, United Church of Christ 

Sister Bridget Bearss, The Leadership Conference of Women Religious

Tarunjit Singh Butalia, Religions for Peace USA

Rev. Leo Seyij Allen, Georgia Campaigns Manager, Faith in Public Life

Rev. Dan Clark, Ohio Director, Faith in Public Life

Min. Shavonne Williams, Georgia Organizing Ambassador, Faith in Public Life

Rev. Rosie Washington, Leadership Development Director, Faith in Public Life

Faith in Public Life is a national movement of clergy and faith leaders united in the prophetic pursuit of justice, equality and the common good. Together, with a network of over 50,000 leaders, they are leading the fight to advance just policies at the state and federal level that affirm our values and the human dignity of all.

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