We’re one week away from crucial election of our lifetime. However as a Bay Space resident, it could really feel irritating to know it can actually be determined in a handful of states which can be tons of (or hundreds) of miles away from us.
And with COVID-19, quite a lot of us miss the camaraderie of being round like-minded folks. Whereas there are various methods to volunteer from residence, we do not have marketing campaign workplaces this yr.
That is why Manny’s—a politically themed restaurant at sixteenth & Valencia in San Francisco’s Mission District—has arrange get-out-the-vote Victory Booths on their sidewalk as a protected, coronavirus-compliant technique to do in-person volunteering to achieve voters in swing states.
Click here to volunteer for a shift at Manny’s Victory Booths. When you show up, you will be given the choice to phonebank or textbank to Democratic voters in swing states. If you are phonebanking, please bring your personal laptop to make calls.
Manny’s has constructed a collection of plexiglass booths on the sidewalk alongside Valencia Avenue the place people could make cellphone calls and ship textual content messages whereas being round different volunteers. And since it is a restaurant, the employees who allow you to arrange your shift will even take your order.
I’ve been volunteering from the Victory Cubicles at Manny’s as a result of as an extrovert I personally discover the expertise of phonebanking from residence on my own to be just a little isolating. It has been very nice to do that work at Manny’s, and I encourage you to affix me.
The phonebanking and textbanking you’ll be doing is from a number of the similar get-out-the-vote applications we at Day by day Kos have already been recruiting you to do by way of electronic mail. The distinction is you’ll be doing it round different folks. Personally, I discover that it’s good motivation.
See you at Manny’s!