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Write Postcards to Potential Voters

April 7 @ 12:30 pm 2:30 pm

This opportunity will be held on 2 dates:

April 7 after church, 12:30-2:30 pm
April 8, 4-6 pm

What Will You Do to Help Preserve Democracy?

It’s no secret that authoritarian impulses have made themselves known in national politics in recent years and have attracted a shocking number of adherents.  It’s no exaggeration that these developments have placed the actual survival of our democratic system at risk.  Democracy allows ordinary American citizens to determine the persons and policies that will guide us into the future we desire.  Encouraging widespread participation in local, state and national elections supports the survival of democracy.

Our principles affirm and promote the inherent worth and dignity of every person, participation in the democratic process, and the goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all.  In support of these principles, the Social Justice Team of UU Middleboro invites all members and friends to participate in our Get Out the Vote project between now and November.  We will be meeting three times in April for two-hour sessions to write out postcards addressed to potential voters.  We’ll present a brief introduction to the project at each meeting.

The last time our church organized a letter-writing campaign to Get Out the Vote, twenty of us participated.  We are hoping for a similar output of support this time around.

Meeting dates are Thursday, April 4 from 6 – 8 pm; Sunday, April 7 from 12:30 – 2:30 pm; and Monday, April 8 from 4 – 6 pm.  Refreshments will be available.  We hope to see you in the Parish Hall on one of those dates!

In the coming months, we will offer educational articles and videos regarding democracy and the voting process for review and discussion.  We will keep you posted on these opportunities in UU Updates, newsletters, and Sunday announcements.

–Rev. Peter Connolly & your Social Justice Team

Bring any favorite pens and/or fine-tipped markers. (While we will be following a prescribed script, we’re encouraged to enliven it with color.)

Questions? Call Lois Aldrich or Dody Adkins-Perry.

25 South Main Street
Middleborough, Massachusetts 02346 United States

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