Michelle Obama’s Mission To Help Register Voters: ‘There’s Too Much At Stake To Sit On The Sidelines’


    Michelle Obama announced that she’ll be traveling across the country to meet voters and hold registration events. Mr. and Mrs. Obama both serve as co-chairs of When We All Vote.

    This “week of action” initiative is being organized by a new nonprofit organization called ‘When We All Vote’. It will take place from September 22-29, and will commemorate the August 6, 1965 signing of the Voting Rights Act.

    U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama (C) attend the Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center on December 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center Honors recognized seven individuals – Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant – for their lifetime contributions to American culture through the performing arts. UPI/Brendan Hoffman/Pool | 344297_012

    “Today we want to honor their legacy and continue their work to ensure that every eligible American casts their vote, work that is far from finished,” Says Michelle Obama in a video released on to youtube. “There’s too much at stake to sit on the sidelines, not just in this election but in every election, and we need your help right now.”

    Michelle is said to visit the following states during her campaign: Detroit, Los Angeles, Biltmore, Miami, Atlanta, Chicago, Las Vegas, New York, Pittsburgh, Nashville, Houston, and Milwaukee.


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