August 22nd, 2020: The Power of the Vote

August 22nd, 2020: The Power of the Vote

POTV, Equality Week
Saturday, August 22, 2020 - 3:30pm

Networking/Social Time: 3:30PM ET Presentation: 4:00PM ET


    • Special Remarks: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms - 60th Mayor of Atlanta, GA
    • Keynote: Virginia Kase - CEO, League of Women Voters of the US
    • Guest: Tharon JohnsonFounder & CEO, Paramount Consulting Group, LLC
    • Making Democracy Work Honoree: Fair Fight Action - Hillary Holley, Organizing Director Accepting Award
    • Mistress of Ceremonies: Jovita Moore, News Anchor, WSB TV 
    • Special Musical Performances: Sharon Blackwood and Cicely Mason

We will kick-off the week on August 22 with a big "live" virtual Power of the Vote event that will have you energized and excited about what we have accomplished and where we plan to go. We promise to have you up out of your Zoom chair and on your feet celebrating 100 years and beyond.

Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Georgia

The League of Women Voters of Georgia is pleased to announce that the honoree for the 2020 Making Democracy Work Award is Fair Fight for its continued fight against voter suppression and support of fair and transparent voting processes and procedures in Georgia. The League will present this award virtually to a representative of Fair Fight as part of our Power of the Vote event on August 22.

The Making Democracy Work Award is conferred to exceptional individuals and/or organizations who are working to improve Georgia and have mobilized others to effect sustainable, positive change that has benefited the broader community. This award honors and showcases individuals and/or organizations that have, in the League tradition, helped to make Georgia a stronger, more vibrant and equitable state.

This event is part of Equality Week 2020, a larger program celebrating the Centennial of the League of Women Voters and the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Learn more about other events, including panel discussions, community conversations, book discussions, film screenings, workshops, and advocacy opportunities here. Tickets may be purchased separately for each event or as a package for the entire week. Sponsorships are also available.

Equality Week 2020 Package  $75.00
Single access to ALL events during the week

Equality Week Combo for Two  $125.00
Access to All events during the week for you and a guest

Power of the Vote - Single Event Access $25

See All Equality Week 2020 Events Here