Tuesday, November 4, 2008

CROSS-POST: Community Values Vote Blog Featured on MarketWatch Website

Our blog was featured on MarketWatch! Who'd have thought a financial website affiliated with the Wall Street Journal would pay attention to the grassroots energy of this election season?

"Over the last year, we've seen unprecedented people power behind this election, which is the culmination of years of grassroots organizing combined with new energy and new voters," said Gabe Gonzalez, director of the Campaign for Community Values. "On November 4th we are providing a platform for community organizers and grassroots leaders from our communities to give their perspective in an intimate way that is difficult for media to capture."

The community organizers participating in the Community Values Vote blog have deep roots in their communities and knowledge of the election process. Most are part of an effort that registered nearly 100,000 new and infrequent voters and recorded over 250,000 voter contacts in low income communities and communities of color in key states around the country. The Campaign's voter work is just the beginning of a long term strategy to strengthen the voice and power of Community Values Voters... More

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