Create Opportunity at the Capitol




48 hours before the 2018 U.S. Midterm election we gathered at the Minnesota Capitol to meet the candidates and get out the vote.


In partnership with When We All Vote, a national, nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to changing the culture around voting and increase participation in this and every election we invited embers of both parties and officials holding non-partisan offices were invited to join in on discussions for improving the lives of the communities we serve.


We captured the rally hosted by members of Minneapolis- St. Paul Chapter of The Links, Inc., and City of Lakes Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and Delta Phi Omega of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated to encourage everyone to share what they are doing in the last hours to make an impact on the future of the United States of America.


We know when we all vote, we all win. Thank you to the candidates for speaking to us and giving us tips to get involved even in the hours leading up the election, click here to read the full post.


To learn more about the candidates and how you can get involved visit their sites below:

Keith Ellison- Attorney General

Janet Kitui- Edina City Council

Rachel Myers- Waconia School Board

Calandra Revering- Ramsey County Judge

Hollies Winston- Mayor Brooklyn Park





#Whenweallvote #linksvote #jjvotes #JJMWR #WhenWeAllVote #ASeriousMatter #AKA1908 #linksvote #ourvoiceourvote #GOTV #akavote #co2020


Thank you to everyone who volunteered time to coordinate and organize the event especially Josie Myers- Kuykindall, Sydney Kuykindall, Leslie Wright, Djuana Ballard, Tamra Pinkney, Tammi Harmon and Natasha Guhim for being featured in the video.


As a note: The values and opinions shared in these community discussions do not necessarily reflect those of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated or The Links, Incorporated or Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.


Meredith Moore Crosby is author of Getting Unstuck: A Guide to Moving Your Career Forward, host of Getting Unstuck with Meredith Moore Crosby podcast and president of Leverette Weekes, a communications and coaching company based in St. Paul, Minnesota. Moore Crosby is a founder of Create Opportunity 2020, a mixed media project to increase visibility for women of color through public relations and social media.

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