August, 6 -9 2015 | “Wake Up and Vote: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act”

“Wake Up and Vote: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act” is a three-part event designed to help Americans see how far we have come and why we mustn’t turn back by taking our right to vote for granted.  All events will feature civil-rights organizer Mamie King-Chalmers and have voter registrars on-site to register voters.

  1. August 6: A free voting-themed “History Talks” presentation in partnership with The Children’s Museum of Houston’s Summer Superhero Program (1500 Binz, Houston, Texas 77004)
  1. August 8: “Wake-Up and Vote” Gala honoring Mamie King-Chalmers that includes the Foundation’s Voter empower presentation, “Sir Brown’s Ruff Ryde to Vote,” which will be held at The Power Center (12401South Post Oak Road, Houston, Texas 77045) from 7-9:30 p.m.
  2. August 9: The Foundation’s History Talks series featuring Ms. King-Chalmers during church tours

View the flyer, press release, sponsorship opprotunities and ticket information by clicking here.


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