LeBron James’ More Than a Vote campaign announced they will roll out a multimillion-dollar program to recruit poll workers in Black electoral districts for the 2020 election.
According to NBC News, More Than a Vote will team up with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund to tackle states where disenfranchisement affects Black voters the most.
The program will begin in Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin, Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina and Texas. The effort will recruit young people to work as poll workers with the help of paid advertising and a corporate partnership, The New York Times reports.
More Than A Vote recently partnered with Los Angeles and Atlanta to turn sports stadiums into polling places and also worked to help those who were formerly incarcerated to restore their voting rights in Florida.
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