Michelle Obama Recruits Janelle Monáe, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More For Midterms

The popular public figure is looking to help encourage people to vote in November.

(AllHipHop News) Former First Lady Michelle Obama is set to launch a new nonpartisan voter registration initiative for the 2018 midterm elections. When We All Vote features celebrities such as Janelle Monáe, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Chris Paul, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, and Tom Hanks.

"It's gonna be our generation that corrects the mistakes of our past and creates a more inclusive future that works for us all. As voters, we are the ones that hold the power to make this dream a reality," states Monáe.

Miranda adds, "When each and every one of us votes, we make sure our government represents all of us. When we all vote, we are making strides toward a more perfect union. When we all vote, those who we elect pay attention."

When We All Vote released a PSA. The campaign will also include a partnership with Rock the Vote, nationwide rallies, training for volunteers, voter registration days of action, and a "GOTV" effort.

"Voting is the only way to ensure that our values and priorities are represented in the halls of power. And it's not enough to just vote for president every four years," says Obama. "We all have to vote in every single election: for mayor, governor, school board, state legislature and Congress."

She continued, "The leaders we elect to these offices help determine just about every aspect of our lives and our democracy. So the future of our families, our communities and our country belongs to those of us who show up, cast our votes, and make our voices heard."

For the most part, Obama has remained out of the public eye since her husband, Barack Obama, left the White House in 2017. However, Michelle Obama was recently seen at the Beyoncé and Jay-Z's "On The Run II Tour" stop in Paris. Her Becoming is also slated to be released on November 13, and it's expected she will promote the book with a media tour.

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