Democracy Awakening's Congress of Conscience Rally is scheduled for this Sunday starting at 12:30p at the U.S. Capitol (see Calendar, above). The rally features live music and voices from the democracy movement across the nation who are pushing for voting rights and the integrity of our elections. Speakers include Rev. William Barber II, President of the NC NAACP; Cornell William Brooks, President & CEO of the NAACP; David Goodman, President of the Andrew Goodman Foundation; Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of the Food and Water Watch; Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union with Cesar Chavez; Jim Hightower, radio commentator & activist; Annie Leonard, Executive Director of Greenpeace USA biologist; Aaron Mair, President of the Sierra Club; Sandra Steingraber, biologist & anti-fracking activist; Reverend Ezra Tillman, First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan; Robert Weissman, President of Public Citizen. Performers include Sweet Honey in the Rock (photo), Rochelle Rice and Mark Meadows.
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