The Black Girl Justice League…You in?

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Actions speak louder than words.  One person taking positive action creates a ripple effect of positivity that can move mountains.

Each month in GirlTrek we have a different focus.  This month is Activism August…  Co founders Morgan & Vanessa say it best:

“50,000 Black women will walk to the polls together on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8th. It’s called The Black Girl Justice League!

1.  I’m in!  How do I join? 

Start training! Get your weight up! Before Election Day, walk 50 miles, register 50 new voters or host a pop up table the weekend August 18th – that’s the day women got the right to vote in 1920! Some women – in true superhero style – will do all three! #BlackGirlJusticeLeague?


2.  How will you know I’m training?

Use GirlTrek.org to log your walks and register voters; Keep us updated on social media using #BlackGirlJusticeLeague!

 

3.  How do I host a walk on Election Day?

It’s easy! Post your own event here. The name of your walk should be: “[Insert Name of Polling Location] Justice Crusade,” for example Drew Middle School Justice Crusade.  To find your voting location, click here.

 

4.  Can anyone host a walk?

Yes, anyone who is organizing for the #BlackGirlJusticeLeague – that includes YOU as soon as you start training!

 

5.  How do I find a walk near me?

Click here and type in your zip code. If you don’t see a walk to your polling place, start training and create one!

 

6.  How can I help?

Get involved.  1) Promise to train.  2) Register new voters at GirlTrek.org. 3) Host a walk with your neighbors to your local polling place.

 

7.  What else can I do?

Forward this email to 3 people you know. Help us spread the word.

 

8.  What is the Black Girl Justice League?

A campaign started by two friends – Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison – to increase voter turnout on Election Day.  This campaign is “powered by GirlTrek,” a national nonprofit that they started to promote walking and self-care. There are already 68,0000 Black women who walk with GirlTrek everyday.

 

9.  Who are we voting for?

You choose. This is not a partisan campaign. We are not lobbying for a party. Volunteers should not wear candidate buttons or stickers on their GirlTrek gear.

 

10.  Who do I contact for help?

Tech problems? Media requests? General questions or ideas? Send an email to info@girltrek.org and we’ll get your question to the right person on our team.”

So…get off the computer and start training.

You ready?

Ashe

J9

 

 

 

 

 

 

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