The rally will be held Saturday, March 10, 2018, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Malcolm X College, 1900 W Jackson, Chicago, IL
1,000+ grassroots activists will come together for a high energy, motivational rally in preparation for the upcoming primary and November midterm elections. This free event kicks off with a panel discussing millennials in politics featuring inspiring Chicago youth activists and ends with a mass signup for community organizing and Getting Out The Vote.
A second panel features leaders from Let America Vote, Chicago Votes, Voto Latino, Indivisible, Flippable and Swing Left ready to help Chicago recharge and refocus on taking back Congress in the 2108 midterm elections.
The event closes with a high energy call-to-action, where participants will sign up for election activities in their communities.
Keynote Speaker: Jason Kander, president of Let America Vote. A former Army captain who served in Afghanistan, he’s the first millennial in the country to be elected to statewide office, as Missouri’s 39th Secretary of State.
Panel: Millennials in Politics, includes the following
Bushra Amiwala, age 19, a DePaul student and also running for Cook County Commissioner
Ugo Okere, age 21, a Loyola student, 40th Ward community Organizer, and aldermanic candidate
Nicole Johnson, a native of Englewood on Chicago’s southside and aldermanic candidate
Panel: How You Can Make a Difference in the 2018 Midterms
Adrienne Lever, Swing Left
Catherine Vaughn, Flippable
Angelica Magana, Voto Latino
Stevie Valles, Chicago Votes
WHY: The most positive thing Donald Trump has done for this country is to ignite a grassroots, progressive movement across the county. It started with the January, 2017 Women’s marches, magnified by the me,too movement, and continues today with the youth-led struggle for gun control. We’re on track to match 1960s activism for impact on national policy, and are laser-focused on the November midterms.
HOW: Register at indivisiblechicago.com. Or, text “summit” to 66866. Admission is FREE; a suggested donation of $10 to cover the cost of the venue is appreciated.
Seating is first come, first serve. A ticket does not guarantee a main room seat, but there is an ample overflow room in the Malcolm X auditorium with theater viewing. Free parking included in adjoining parking garage.
ABOUT INDIVISIBLE CHICAGO OUT INDIVISIBLE CHICAGO
Indivisible Chicago is a group of Chicago-area residents alarmed by the 2016 election and organizing at the grassroots to advocate for progressive values , policies and candidates. Click here for Indivisible: A Practical Guide for Resisting the Trump Agenda, which focuses on direct actions that small, local groups can take to influence their representatives in Washington. Learn about upcoming events, volunteer opportunities and find your nearest neighborhood chapter at indivisiblechicago.com.