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Come join Barristers’ and POWER on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Bible Way Baptist Church, 1323 N 52nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19131.
Who: All Members of the Philadelphia Community
When: Thursday, October 4, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m.
Where: Bible Way Baptist Church, 1323 N 52nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19131
Event Description: At this free event, members of the Philadelphia legal community will discuss and answer questions about voting rights in Pennsylvania (including your right to assistance when voting; when ID is required to vote; when you have the right vote by paper ballot; the right to vote of returning citizens; etc.). Staff from the office of the Philadelphia City Commissioners will also be on hand to register voters.
About the Barristers’: Established in 1950, the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia is one of the largest and oldest associations of black lawyers in America. Today, the Barristers’ Association provides a very important and unique role for its members by providing a forum for discussion and dissemination of information of matters of particular interest to Black attorneys and the Philadelphia Black community at large.
About POWER: POWER represents over 50 congregations in Southeastern and Central Pennsylvania. We are people of faith committed to the work of bringing about justice here and now.
Voters can call the following nonpartisan voter hotlines for basic information, such as the location of their polling place or how to obtain an absentee ballot, as well as report problems on Election Day:
- 1-866-OUR-VOTE hotline (866-687-8683) for English
- 1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (888-839-8682) for Spanish
- 1-888-API-VOTE (888-274-8683) for a variety of Asian languages (The APIA vote hotline
lists them here http://www.apiavote.org/hotline: English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali)