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NATIONAL FAITH GROUPS ANNOUNCE “COUNT EVERY VOTE: KEEP THE FAITH” WEEKEND OCT 30- NOV 1

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 29, 2020

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Monica Forero, monica@newheightscommunications.com, (703) 953-0141

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

NATIONAL FAITH GROUPS ANNOUNCE “COUNT EVERY VOTE: 

KEEP THE FAITH” WEEKEND OCT 30- NOV 1 

Ahead of election with historic turnout, faith leaders tell officials,“every vote is sacred”

Washington, DC— As we enter the final weekend of an election with historic turnout, national and local faith leaders are calling on election officials to ensure a safe, free and fair election and a full count of the vote. Faith leaders are also preparing their congregants and community members to support each other in remaining steadfast and patient so that every person is respected and every vote is counted.

Leaders of Faith in Public Life, Bend the Arc and others will join with local faith leaders in Pennsylvania and Florida on a virtual press conference tomorrow, Friday, October 30th, at 12:30 PM ET/9:30 AM PT, to announce “Keep the Faith: Count Every Vote Weekend of Action.” Hundreds of faith leaders across the country will participate in this weekend of action, uplifting the moral message that every voter has dignity and every vote must be counted.

The speakers will discuss what faith communities are doing across the country this weekend, denounce voter suppression and intimidation and call for every vote to be counted.

WHAT: Faith leaders announce “Keep the Faith: Count Every Vote Weekend of Action”

WHEN: Friday, October 30th  

12:30 p.m. ET / 9:30 a.m. PT

RSVP: https://us02web.zoom.us/s/84994328911?pwd=QzJ2Q0tGS0pHZm9OVXZuNGhTSDl5Zz09 

WHO:

Rev Jennifer Butler, CEO, Faith in Public Life

Stosh Cotler, CEO, Bend the Arc

Rev. Traci D. Blackmon, Associate General Minister, Justice & Local Church Ministries, The United Church of Christ

Rev. Dr. Kevin Johnson, Lead Pastor, Dare2Imagine, Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Parvez Ahmed, Co-founder of Interfaith Center of North East Florida, Jacksonville, FL

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