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Broadway Green Alliance Presents Non-partisan Voter Mobilization Event

The Broadway Green Alliance is hosting a Virtual Town Hall -- "Lights Up on Voter Mobilization" on Monday, September 21 from 8pm - 9pm ET. The Town Hall is presented by Playbill.com.

As part of the special event, members of the Broadway community will join public speakers and voting rights activists to empower attendees with actionable steps on how to mobilize and register voters, research down ballot candidates' positions -- specifically on climate issues -- and understand how environmental and racial justice issues intersect.

Voting to ensure that the government takes action is crucial for addressing the climate crisis and creating a climate positive world.

Broadway performers joining the event include Tony Award winner LaChanze (A Christmas Carol, The Color Purple), Tony nominee Jenn Colella (Come From Away), Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live), Celia Rose Gooding (Jagged Little Pill), Javier Muñoz (Hamilton), Anthony Rapp (Rent, If/Then), Kirsten Wyatt (A Christmas Story the Musical) and more to be announced.

Public and policy speakers include Marti Gould Cummings (Shade Queens of NYC, NYC Drag Artist, and candidate for city council in NYCs 7th District), Reta Jo Lewis (former special representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs at the US Department of State), Kay Smith (founder, Flint Water Festival), and Tappan Vickery (HeadCount, director of voter engagement).

David Alpert serves as the director and creative producer, with Jayson Speters as graphic designer.

More information and access to the FREE stream available at www.broadwaygreen.com/vote and at Playbill.com.

Organizational Partners include Playbill.com, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Belt the Vote, Black Theatre United, Broadway Serves, Climate Week NYC, Gilana's Fund, NRDC Action Fund, R.Evolución Latina, The WeAre Foundation, and WICKED.

"In the face of many challenges that unite us all, from the climate crisis to systemic racism, now is the time for a galvanizing call to action for a fair election with an unparalleled voter turnout," says Broadway Green Alliance director Molly Braverman. "The climate crisis is impacting us now -- with greater threats ahead -- and we must vote in solidarity with our earth to elect leadership that follows science, promotes sustainability, and charts a path for a climate positive and just transition."

"Now is the time for all of us to actively join together and collaborate to protect our Earth and all those who inhabit it. Our theatres may be dark, but we must use our skills to engage with a bigger audience--the voting community. We can and must enact positive change," says David Alpert.

For more information on the Broadway Green Alliance's free, weekly, learning sessions, #GreenQuarantine, visit www.broadwaygreen.com/greenquarantine.


(15 September 2020)

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