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Block party aims to empower Fresno voters

Block party aims to empower Fresno voters



November 2, 2018

Contact: Anthony Perez

714-623-2650 |



3 days before Election Day, local organizations team up with When We All Vote with support from The California Endowment to drive importance of voting

Fresno, California – This Saturday, November 3rd, the week of “Go & Vote Block Parties” will make a stop at Fresno’s Dia De Los Muertos festival. As part of a statewide effort aimed at driving the importance of voting among California’s diverse communities, When We All Vote are partnering with Dulce UpFront and The California Endowment to host the Fresno Go & Vote Block Party.

The block party will feature community leaders; artivism displays and installations bringing attention to some of the most pressing issues impacting Fresno residents, and general voting information and resources for residents.

The block parties provide media an opportunity to hear directly from Fresno voters and youth about the issues they care about during this election.

What:        Go & Vote Block Party Fresno at Dia De Los Muertos Festival

Where:      The Tower District

N Wishon Ave & E Olive Ave, Fresno, CA 93728

When:       Saturday, November 3, 2018

Event: 4:00PM – 9:00PM

Media Availability: 4:00PM – 6:00PM

Who:         The California Endowment

When We All Vote

Dulce UpFront


For media inquiries or to schedule any interviews with the organizations and talent involved in the block party or new voters, please contact Dayanna Macias-Carlos at or (559) 289-9885. 

About The California Endowment:
The California Endowment, a private, statewide health foundation, was established in 1996 to expand access to, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental affordable improvements in the health status of all Californians. Headquartered in downtown Los Angeles, The Endowment has regional offices in Sacramento, Oakland, Fresno and San Diego, with program staff working throughout the state. The Endowment challenges the conventional wisdom that medical settings and individual choices are solely responsible for people’s health. Through its ‘Health Happens Here’ campaign and ten-year initiative Building Healthy Communities, The Endowment is creating places where children are healthy, safe and ready to learn. At its core, The Endowment believes that health happens in neighborhoods, schools, and with prevention. For more information, visit The California Endowment’s website at

About When We All Vote:
When We All Vote— a new national, nonpartisan not-for-profit— brings together citizens, institutions, and organizations to spark a conversation about our rights and responsibilities in shaping our democracy. Namely, the responsibility of registering and voting. When We All Vote’s co-chairs are some of America’s most trusted voices, including Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Janelle Monáe, Chris Paul, Faith Hill, and Tim McGraw. Join the conversation by talking to friends, family, and neighbors about the importance of their voice and their vote. Because When We All Vote, we can change the world.

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