Voter Empowerment Forum
9/18/2012, 9:50 a.m.
Voter Education, Mobilization and Registration
WASHINGTON, DC - Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal A.M.E. Church and the NAACP DC Branch partner to host a voter empowerment forum themed, "Voter Education, Mobilization and Registration," to be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29 at Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal A.M.E. Church, 2498 Alabama Ave., in Southeast.
The forum will empower residents to understand their voting rights, educate the community on current political issues and encourage them to employ civic engagement and social responsibility to maximize voter turnout.
The panel moderator will be Minister Leslie Watson (Malachi), national director for African American Religious Affairs of the African American Ministers Leadership Council.
Panel participants will include:
Marion Barry -- Council Member, District of Columbia, Ward 8
Ulysses Currie -- Maryland State Senator, District 25
Karen R. Toles -- Council Member, Prince Georges County, District 7