Every election season, I take my children with me to the polls. I show them how the process works and tell them who I’m supporting and why. I explain how people before them made great sacrifices so that we could have the right to vote.
For generations, women and people of color in this country were denied a voice. And still today, there are some elected officials who try to stop us from exercising our right.
I hope my kids – once they turn 18 – never take their right to vote for granted. I hope you won’t either.
At such a critical time in our country, voting is a simple yet powerful way to make your voice heard. It really can make a difference for your children and your community.
With all that’s going on right now in Memphis, in Tennessee, and across the U.S., we can’t afford to be silent.
For too long in America’s past, entire groups of people were denied a say. This election, let’s all use our voices to write America’s future.