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Fi2W Presents Power of the Latinx Vote Saturday 10/8

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Fi2W’s Unidos app, keeping young Latinx informed during the 2016 presidential election, has teamed up with The Media Consortium (TMC), the NY Immigration Coalition (NYIC), and Brooklyn-based DJ Bembona to present Power of the Latinx Vote / El Poder del Voto Latinx at Terraza 7, a live-music venue in Jackson Heights, Queens.

 

Musicians, journalists, DJs, organizers, and community members will come together to discuss the vital role of music, art and technology in engaging young Latinos in the political process.

 

Voter registration materials and guides to the candidates in Spanish and English will be available at the event just in time for New York’s voter registration deadline of October 14th. 

 

DATE: Saturday, October 8th  

TIME: Panel discussion 7-9 PM, Music from 9 PM 

LOCATION: Terraza 7 | 4019 Gleane Street Elmhurst/Jackson Heights 

If you haven’t already downloaded the Unidos app, download it here to Stay Informed, Register and VOTE ! 

Fi2W is supported by the David and Katherine Moore Family Foundation, the Ralph E. Odgen Foundation an anonymous donor and readers like you.

The Unidos mobile app is made possible by generous contributions to a crowd source fundraising campaign on Beaconreader and a grant from the J.M. Kaplan Fund.

AboutFeet in Two Worlds
Feet in Two Worlds brings the work of immigrant and ethnic media journalists from communities across the U.S. to public radio and the web. Since 2005, this award-winning project has expanded the diversity of voices and stories on public radio by presenting the work of journalists representing a broad spectrum of immigrant communities including Arab, Bosnian, Brazilian, Chinese, Haitian, Indian, Irish, Latin American, Pakistani, Polish, and Russian immigrants. Feet in Two Worlds reporters appear on nationally-distributed public radio programs including PRI’s The World, Studio 360, and The Takeaway, American Public Media’s Marketplace and NPR’s Latino USA, as well as on public radio stations WNYC, New York Public Radio, and WDET in Detroit.