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Universal Preschool Now - Vote YES on Measure 26-214

September 30, 2020 / PSU-AAUP

PSU-AAUP endorses Universal Preschool for ALL!

It’s hard to believe, but ballots for the November election will start arriving in mailboxes in mid-October. There’s a lot going on this election, but we want to highlight a local campaign: YES on Measure 26-214: excellent, universal preschool, funded by the top 8% of income earners, for all kids in Multnomah County.

It has been challenging to spread the word during a pandemic while national news headlines make us lose sight of local campaigns. Help get the word out and win this monumental anti-poverty measure by taking these actions today!

 

Pledge to vote YES!

Pledge to vote YES on Measure 26-214! Share this link with your friends and family, too.

 

Phonebank from home

Volunteer to phone bank from the comfort of your own home! This is the biggest need right now, and the most effective way to reach voters.Phone-banking runs every Wednesday at 6 pm, Saturday at 10:30 am, and Sunday at 2 pm through the election. Every session includes a training—no experience required!

 

Donate to the cause

Although the UP NOW coalition is almost entirely volunteer-run, there are still hard costs to cover, including printing flyers, buying website and ad space, and securing supplies for the field team. Every dollar you donate via ActBluewill help us reach more voters.

 

Join the virtual 5K for Pre-K on Oct. 4

Register for a suggested donation of $32 to participate in UP NOW’s virtual 5K for Pre-K this Sunday, Oct. 4! Travel 3.1 miles by any mode of transportation, and then post an action shot on social media with the hashtag #5KforPreK to help spread the word about the campaign!

 

Follow UP NOW coalition on social media

The UP NOW coalition is posting great information (and adorable, witty, and fun content) on social. Rumor has it there may be a pumpkin carving contest in the works for next month...Stay in the loop on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!

 

Not sure where to jump in?

Sign up on the UP NOW coalition’s general volunteer interest form, and someone will be in touch. There will soon be opportunities to post signs and flyers, deliver lawn signs, and participate in other get out the vote activities!

 

Have specific questions about volunteering? Reach the UP NOW coalition directly at upnowfieldteam@gmail.com.

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