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Unity '12 Election Day Command Center And Watch Party To Feature Social Media Center And Multimedia Field Reports From State Coordinators

Media briefings with state coordinators and reports tracking conditions at the polls and monitoring black voter turnout

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Unity 12 Campaign will host The Ronald Walters Election Day Command Center on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the National Education Association's Headquarters 1201 16th Street, NW Washington, DC. Unity partners will track Election Day results, problems at the polls. The command center will feature a social media center hosting a tweet-a-thon and a Watch Party that includes political commentary by Black political scientists, activists and organizers.

Several partners from the Unity '12 coalition will serve as liaisons to communicate hourly reports from state coordinators who are managing get-out-the-vote activities and supervising poll monitors. The state liaisons will keep track of conditions and problems at the polls, monitor black voter turnout, and get exit poll results from Unity '12 states that are conducting exit polls.  The command center will pay special attention to the trends from key battleground states. Unity '12 states are: AL, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MD, MI, MS, NC, OH, PA, VA, and WI.

Coordinators on the ground will provide updates via conference calls scheduled throughout the day, twitter (Hashtag: #UNITYVOTE), and upload video and photos. Video, photos, and blogs can be accessed via the Unity '12 Campaign website: www.unityvoterempowermentcampaign.org.

Scheduled participants in conference calls include: National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) field coordinators, Black Youth Vote! coordinators, student coordinators for the HBCU Challenge, political analysts, and NCBCP Unity '12 partners. Unity '12 Partners co-hosting the command center include: The National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, A. Philip Randolph Institute,  The Ronald Walters Leadership & Policy Center at Howard University, The Praxis Project, National Education Association, Black Youth Vote!, National Urban League, Black Women's Roundtable, Generational Alliance, Politic 365, Industry Ears, National Council of Negro Women, National Conference of Black Women, NAFEO, Institute of Caribbean Studies, National Action Network, Skinner Leadership Institute and others.

WHO:        Unity '12 Campaign Partners

WHAT:      Ronald Walters Election Day Command Center

WHERE:    National Education Association Headquarters

WHEN:      TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012  SCHEDULE:

CONFERENCE CALLS WITH STATE COORDINATORS AND NATIONAL BLACK LEADERS:

Press Call-In Conference Calls:

1:30 P.M., 6:30, 8:30 P.M.

(call in # and pass code RSVP in advance to Edrea Davis @[email protected] or (818) 613-9521)

COMMAND CENTER & WATCH PARTY:  10 A.M. - Until

TIME:            10 A.M. - Until        

LOCATION:    National Education Association Headquarters
1201 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT:     RSVP in advance to Edrea at (818) 613-9521, or [email protected].

The NCBCP Campaign, in partnership with APRI and 40 other national and state-based organizations and affiliates, is leading its non-partisan Unity '12 voter empowerment efforts in fourteen states through its Black Youth Vote iThink 2012, Black Women's Roundtable Power of the Sister Vote and Foot Soldiers for Democracy Initiatives to ensure that black voters register to vote, secure proper ID, verify their voting status, and are allowed to cast a vote that counts on election day.  The NCBCP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to increasing black civic engagement and voter participation.  For more information on the Unity '12 Campaign visit www.unityvoterempowermentcampaign.org or www.ncbcp.org

NOTE TO MEDIA:  Coordinators and leaders are available for interview. FOR A CONTACT LIST OF STATE COORDINATORS email [email protected].

Contact: Edrea Davis
Phone: 818.613.9521
Email: [email protected]

Makeda Smith
Email: [email protected]

SOURCE National Coalition on Black Civic Participation

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