Dharma Friends Phone Banking with Reclaim Our Vote Dharma Friends Phone Banking with Reclaim Our Vote Posted September 20, 2020 - News October 14, 2020 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm October 21, 2020 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm October 28, 2020 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Everyone is welcome to join us for a get-out-the-vote phone banking party. This event, organized by IMC members in conjunction with Reclaim Our Vote, is an afternoon of collective (on Zoom) phone banking to encourage people to register and to vote in the November election. To find out more: 1. For more on Reclaim Our Vote, read the ROV Flyer and FAQ 2. For more info on ROV phonebanking, Phone Bank Central. 3. For help transitioning from postcard writing to phone banking, https://docs.google.com/document/d/1j0X39CMG-O0QvIo934QF8Vk4xF3I4PMWEHus3ds-5ZI/edit To prepare: 1. Watch the 10 minute ROV Phone Bank Training Video 2. Print out and read the ROV Phone Bank Guidelines 3. Read the ROV fact sheet on Texas 4. You will need a phone and a computer (a tablet is okay but not ideal) At the phonebank: 1. We will do a brief meditation and training, then we will call voters until 3:45, and then reconvene to share stories. 2. The phone banks are at http://centerforcommonground.org/main/index.php/campaigns/the-voter-project/texas 3. You will need an ActionID to sign on to the phonebank. If you do not have an ActionID, please sign on with email firstname.lastname@example.org, password Vote2020 Thanks so much – let us know if you have any questions! Elaine Salinger email@example.com Nancy Goodban firstname.lastname@example.org We are assisting Reclaim Our Vote with their non-partisan efforts to reverse voter suppression of underrepresented minorities and increase voter turnout in the November election by writing postcards that inform them how to (re)register to vote and encourage them to exercise their voting rights (we will be making phone calls in later sessions).