Press Release

NAACP Organizes Voter Protection Command Center at Baltimore Headquarters

November 6, 2018

Volunteers, Attorneys and Staff Provide Answers and Resources for Voters on Election Day

BALTIMORE (ELECTION DAY)—Volunteers ranging from local members, sororities and fraternities to both volunteer and staff attorneys, are taking calls, responding to email and sharing website resources for voters all around the nation on Election Day.

The NAACP has incorporated the latest SMS texting technology and social media platforms as well as simple phone calls to let voters know they have a place to turn to if they run into problems at the polls or just need answers on Election Day.

Additionally, the nation’s leading civil rights organization is working with coalition partners in staffing the election protection hotline (1-866-OUR-VOTE). Over 2,000 lawyers, law students, and paralegals are working to make the NAACP Election Day efforts a success.

WHO:   NAACP Staff, attorneys, members, interns and volunteers

WHERE:  NAACP National Headquarters / 4805 Mt. Hope Drive, Baltimore

WHEN:  ELECTION DAY –November 6th – early morning to 8-9 pm EST.

VOTER PROTECTION HOTLINE: 1-866-OUR-VOTE

 

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ABOUT THE NAACP

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. You can read more about the NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas by visiting NAACP.org