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A Celebration of Voting

John Lewis photo and quote about the importance of voting for the UW Odyssey Project's A Celebration of Voting event

The UW Odyssey Project is hosting A Celebration of Voting event virtually on October 3, 2020 in collaboration with the Madison Public Library and the League of Women Voters. This event is free, non-partisan and provides an opportunity for the community to ask questions about the upcoming election.

Mark your calendars for a powerful, packed afternoon online! From 2-3 PM, Odyssey and Odyssey Junior students will share brief “Why Vote?” essays and poems, Theatre Professor Baron Kelly and actors from the American Players Theatre will deliver short passages on voting from Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King, Jr., and John Lewis, and invited speakers Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, Judge Everett Mitchell, Dr. Ruben Anthony, and Rep. Sheila Stubbs will add their thoughts on voting. From 3-3:30 PM, The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and Dane County will share practical information about voting and answer your questions.

Follow the link below to register for this free event!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-celebration-of-voting-tickets-117026987871 

Sep 10, 2020