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What is Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy?
Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy will honor and celebrate the power of voting through music, dance, art and dialogue. Artists, musicians, performers, and community leaders will come together for a bipartisan celebration of American democracy, with the goal to uplift the power of civic action and celebrate the precious value of every single citizen’s right to vote.
Who is appearing in Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy?
Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy is being hosted by Alicia Keys, America Ferrera, and Kerry Washington, with appearances Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, Cobie Smulders, Coldplay, Condoleezza Rice, Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Natalie Portman, Shaquille O'Neal, Tan France, Wilmer Valderrama and more with performances by Alicia Keys, Dan + Shay, Offset, and Shawn Mendes.
When and where can I watch Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy?
Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy, a nationally televised and streamed event, will air on the CBS Television Network and will be streamed via CBS All Access on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 9 PM, ET/PT. The special will also be available via the following platforms: iHeartMedia radio stations and app, Apple Music, Apple TV App, Amazon Music, Twitch, NowThis, YouTube, Twitter, TIDAL and Facebook, with more to be announced.
What can I do to take action to support Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy?
First and foremost, if you’re an eligible voter in the US, make sure you vote. Create your voting plan; decide how and when you will vote; and talk to your friends and family members to make sure they are planning to vote. You can find more ways to take action here. You can look up all of your Election Day details, such as polling location or places to drop off your ballots, here.
Who is producing Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy?
Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy is produced by Live Nation, Global Citizen, Chad Hines, Ivan Dudynsky and Live Animals, and co-produced by Alicia Keys, America Ferrera, Kerry Washington, Eva Longoria, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ryan Piers Williams, Rick Yorn, AK Worldwide, Harness, and Sunshine Sachs.
Why is Global Citizen supporting this campaign?
Global Citizen believes every person should have the opportunity to live a healthy, productive life, free from extreme poverty, and with good governance and accountable institutions. Exercising the first right of citizenship — voting, is essential to this mission. Global Citizen is supporting Every Vote Counts: A Celebration of Democracy as this is an extraordinary moment in one of the world’s oldest democracies and elections aren’t just about who is on the ballot, they’re also about who shows up to vote.
What is Global Citizen?
Global Citizen is the world's largest movement of action takers and impact makers dedicated to ending extreme poverty by 2030. With over 10 million advocates, our voices have the power to drive lasting change around sustainability, equality, and humanity. We post, tweet, message, vote, sign, and call to inspire those who can make things happen to act — government leaders, businesses, philanthropists, artists, and citizens. In our app and on our website, Global Citizens learn about the systemic causes of extreme poverty, take action on those issues, and earn rewards with tickets to concerts, events, and experiences all over the world and virtually. To date, the actions of our community, along with high-level advocacy efforts and work with partners, has resulted in commitments and policy announcements from leaders valued at over $48 billion, affecting the lives of more than 880 million people.
How do I sign up for Global Citizen?
You can join by downloading the Global Citizen app, visiting our website and registering to be a Global Citizen. Once you join Global Citizen, you can take actions such as signing petitions, sharing messages on social media, writing letters to politicians, and more. With every action you take, you'll earn points that you can redeem for Rewards, such as digital content + experiences, beauty products, merchandise, and more. To date, the Global Citizen community has taken over 24 million actions, which has resulted in commitments and policy announcements from leaders valued at over $48 billion, affecting the lives of more than 2.25 billion people by 2030.
How do I get more involved with Global Citizen?
There are many ways to get involved with Global Citizen. First, sign-up to get our email updates and complete your user profile. Be sure to follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter + YouTube) to see our latest updates. And download the Global Citizen app to start taking action with us. Finally, text us at (917) 540-5575 to get the latest updates over text message (standard rates apply).