Upcoming Moral March 2018: Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly Coalitionby Greater Diversity News January 31, 2018 0 comments
FEBRUARY 10, 2018 – HKonJ People’s Assembly Downtown Raleigh
The Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly Coalition is made up of the more than 125 North Carolina NAACP branches, youth councils, and college chapters from across the state and members of over 200 other social justice organizations.
In 11 days we will make history! We will continue to use our voice and demand a government that respects the dignity of all of its people and that governs for the good of the whole.
Visit our website today and sign up to join the #MoralResistance movement today!
Tag us in your videos and post and share your reason “why YOU ARE participate in #MoralResistance” on social media ALWAYS using the two hashtags #MoralResistance and #MoralMarch2018.
❏ Summarized talking points to be shared on Social media
❏ Action items to use on your social media
❏ A Script for your constituents to use to call their representatives
❏ Links to the official Moral March on Raleigh event page
❏ Meme’s to include on your social media.
❏ Official Hashtags
❏ Full size flyer template
❏ Quarter size flyer template
❏ Timetable guidelines of mobilization
“Protect and expand voting rights, women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, immigrant rights, rights of the formerly incarcerated, and fundamental principle of equal protection under the law. North Carolina must expand and improve same day registration and public financing of elections. Protect and expand voting rights, women’s, LGBTQ, Immigrant, animal rights and equal protection rights under the law, while expanding youth and young adult civic engagement. Organize, Strengthen and Provide Funding For Our Civil Rights Enforcement Agencies and Statutes Now.”
2. Action Items
Use the below Action Items in Social media posts, Twitter storms, Email Blasts, Phone Banking, or in your legislative calls.
❏ Implement automatic voter registration in order to increase the vote for 16 & 17 year olds.
❏ Defeat discriminatory proposals to mandate photo ID for all people exercising their right to vote.
❏ Expand early voting and same day registration hours and locations and improve oversight of voting rights protections.
❏ Limit voter challenges and impose consequences for unfounded voter challenges.
❏ Provide funding for Voter education (including civic engagement education, how government works, various branches and levels, etc)
❏ Expand public financing of statewide elections to additional offices and enact a pilot program for selected seats in the General Assembly.
❏ Oppose voter id, oppose ending judicial elections, and oppose the gerrymandering of election districts, whether for racial and/or partisan reasons.
❏ Monitor and be vocal at county election board meetings, advocate for expanded early voting including on Sundays.
❏ Humane and comprehensive immigration reform and action opposition of mass deportations including securing sanctuary cities.
February 10, 2018 – HKonJ People’s Assembly – Downtown Raleigh
❏ Establish and adequately fund a single, unified state Department of Human Rights that is empowered to investigate, conciliate and adjudicate cases of alleged discrimination.
3. Taking Action!
If you do not know who represents you, CLICK HERE to find out who represents you. Input your address to find out who represents you.
Senator Richard Burr
Washington office: (202) 224-3154
Winston-Salem office: (800) 685-8916
Email contact page: CLICK HERESenator Thom Tillis
Washington office: (202) 224-6342
Raleigh office: (919) 856-4630
4. Scripts for your constituents to call their representatives
Calling your representative is a great way to show your resistance! It only takes a few minutes of your time. If you don’t get in the first time, try, try, try again. If you would like to say more than two points on this list then call back daily until you have conveyed your message.
Call your legislator and let them know that you are taking your resistance to the ballot box!
I’m calling today to express my Moral Resistance to [Representative/Senator] on behalf of the citizens of (District or State) Because of *Choose any 2 items from above*
Thank you for your hard work answering the phones.
[IF LEAVING A VOICEMAIL: please leave your full street address to ensure your call is tallied]”
5. Make sure you pledge to attend this year’s Moral March on Raleigh!
It only takes a moment and you can even sign up to volunteer if you want to. Sign up under the I WILL BE THERE SECTION. You can also get there from the official Facebook Event page
10. Timetable guidelines of mobilization
January 29 – February 3:
❏ Pushing out the action items on social media as well as the event page.
❏ Encourage your followers to call their legislators with the script provided
❏ Encourage your constituents to come to the march by offering bus rides.
February 4 – Feb 9:
❏ Keep up with the flyering and having your constituents call their representatives.
❏ Register any buses that you may be bringing with your organization