The Milwaukee John Lewis Voting Rights Coalition is one of over 200 organizations across the country participating in Transformative Justice Coalition’s National John Lewis Voting Advancement Action Day on Saturday, May 8th, 2021. The purpose of this day is to ignite public support for restoring the effectiveness of the Voting Rights Act and address one of the greatest obstacles to the passage of civil and voting rights.
The Milwaukee John Lewis Voting Rights Coalition has a schedule of events from 11 A.M. to 3 P.M. CST, including a national broadcast, activism village, a votercade, and a press conference. The press conference will begin in front of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. statue on MLK Drive and Vine.
For more general information on this day of action, please visit www.johnlewisdayofaction.org.