Take part in the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Power Hour Virtual Phone Bank, giving supporters like you the ability to encourage voters in the South get out the vote, recruit people to work the polls and to register to vote.
Using your own phone in your own home, the SPLC Power Hour Virtual Phone Bank will provide you with a complete script, the name and phone numbers of voters, and easy-to-follow instructions to record the results of your conversation.
We hope to see you as we continue our weekly Power Hour Virtual Phone Banks.
The SPLC alert came the same day as a Fox News story reporting “Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has been urged by 100 prominent Orthodox Jewish rabbis across the U.S. to cut ties between the company’s AmazonSmile charitable initiative and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in a letter obtained exclusively by Fox News.” Entire Fox News report here.
The SPLC email reporting their success in Atlanta and promoting the September 10 ‘Power Hour’ is pasted below:
“We’re thrilled to report that our weekly SPLC Power Hours in support of voting rights are making a difference!
September 10 – Georgia Absentee Ballot Application Power HourJoin SPLC supporters from across the country in helping people vote absentee in Georgia!Last Tuesday, Sept. 1, was National Poll Worker Recruitment Day. Election officials across the country had reported critical shortages of poll workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. By the end of our Power Hour on Thursday, SPLC supporters had made thousands of phone calls into Georgia and successfully recruited over 200 new poll workers in Fulton County (Atlanta) alone!For this week’s SPLC Power Hour, we are continuing to help make the process of voting in Georgia as safe and secure as possible by alerting voters to Georgia’s new online absentee ballot request portal. Georgia voters need no excuse to vote absentee, and for the first time, they can submit their application to receive an absentee ballot online.Using your own phone in your own home, you can help make sure Georgia voters know about the absentee ballot options available to them.The SPLC Power Hour Virtual Phone Bank will provide you with a complete script, the names and phone numbers of voters, and easy-to-follow instructions to record the results of your conversation.Georgia Absentee Ballot Application Power HourThursday, Sept. 103-4 p.m. Eastern Time**The Virtual Phone Bank will be open from 3-8 p.m. Eastern Time to allow for the maximum number of people to join!Sign up below!”