The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.

May 26, 2008

Your Vote, Your Voice Committee Meeting this Wednesday!

Just a reminder that the first committee meeting for CAABJ's 2008 candidate forum and voter registration event Your Vote, Your Voice/Su Voto Su Voz will be held this Wednesday (5/28/2008) at 6:30pm at WCNC Studios located at 1001 Wood Ridge Center Drive in Charlotte.

Given the current political climate and recent comments made about the integrity of black journalists (read more here), we hope this will CAABJ's biggest event of the year. So, we need your help. During Wednesday's meeting we will be discussing event logistics, sponsorships, media, and signing folks up to volunteer for the following subcommittees:

* Food & Beverage
* Publicity
* Voter Registration
* Candidate Recruitment
* Sponsor Recruitment
* Signage & Event Materials
* Event Program
* Forum

If you are interested in volunteering for Your Vote, Your Voice/Su Voto Su Voz please be sure to attend the meeting this Wednesday at 6:30pm. If you are unable to attend, and would still like to volunteer, simply respond to this email indicating your interest and we will keep you informed of updates.

If you have any questions please contact committee co-chairs
Ayofemi Kirby at or Melody Taylor at .

Thanks and we hope to see you on Wednesday!

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