(AllHipHop News) Today (September 25) is National Voter Registration Day, and the League of Young Voters Education Fund continues its #Ignite2012 tour with a stop in Cincinnati, Ohio, to encourage young people to exercise their right to vote in the 2012 Election.
#Ignite2012 will host a live UStream at 3PM ET today featuring the following activists and industry panelists:
- Kim Osorio, Editor-in-Chief of Source Magazine
- Dream Hampton, Jay-Z biographer, Hip-Hop journalist
- Janee Bolden, Senior Editor of Bossip.com
- Chuck Creekmur, Co-founder of AllHipHop.com
- Jasiri X, Co-Founder of One Hood Media, Pittsburgh Hip-Hop artist and activist
- Biko Baker, Executive Director of the League of Young Voters
- Andreas Hale, Founder of The Well Versed
- Paradise Gray, Co-founder of One Hood Media, legendary Hip-Hop activist
- Malik Rhasaan, Founder of #OccupytheHood
Watch the UStream below:
According to the League, the goal of #Ignite2012 is to inspire 100,000 young voters between the ages of 18-35 to become engaged in the 2012 election through a series of discussions and performances. For more information about the #Ignite2012 tour, visit Ignite2012.com.
About the League of Young Voters Education Fund:
The League of Young Voters Education Fundempowers young people nationwide to participate in the democratic process and create progressive political change on the local, state and national level – with a focus on non-college youth and youth from low-income communities and communities of color. The League meets young people where they are, works on issues that affect their lives, and provides them with tools, training, and support to become serious catalysts for change. Visit us at YoungVoter.org.