Michelle Obama hitting the road for voter registration

The former first lady announced a "week of action" organized by her new nonprofit promoting voter registration, When We All Vote.
1:44 | 08/06/18

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Hi everybody. I'm gonna get straight to the point I need your help. More than fifty years ago this week. The voting rights act became law. And for decades it's made our democracy should. Giving every American from every background and walk of life the right. And fifty years is a long time and it. Forget all the words exit to just walk past on the organizing in March 8 all the volunteers registered. All the folks and even if they lose they turned into it this stood up time in their right to. Today 100. Points and continue to work to ensure that every eligible American yeah. This marks. And that's why I'm announcing wind we old goats for the action friends Saturday September 22 through Saturday September 29 I'm going to be hitting the road with the wind we also T. And we want you to help us what you help us by hosting events in your communities to get votes registered. What you hope this helps inspire and give them trained on how to spreading the word so hits a wind meal though god or. Sign up to volunteer. Enjoy this for a week of action international voter registration day on September 25. Because there's too much at stake to sit on the sideline. Not just in this election. But in every election. And we need your help right now the thanks so much.

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