MEDIA ADVISORY FOR OCT. 30th
Miami, FL – This Sunday, Oct. 30th, labor and immigration groups will celebrate the first weekend of early voting by hosting a Trump Is Scary Halloween Parade and block party.
Activists will begin with a parade at 3:00 p.m. ET at José Martí Park and march to the Stephen P. Clark Government Center. Once there, they will join a family-friendly Early Vote block party to educate, entertain and encourage voters to go to the polls and vote for progressive candidates.
The parade will feature South Florida’s Love Bus Project and banners from “Cuenta Conmigo,” a grassroots GOTV campaign that has energized Latino voters across the US. The block party will include food trucks, face-painting stations and music, plus trick-or-treat candy for kids in costume, inviting families to come out and make a fun day of casting their vote.
WHAT: Trump Is Scary Halloween Parade and Block Party to Get Out The Vote
WHO: A coalition of progressive organizations, including FLIC Votes, SEIU Florida, For Florida's Future, The New Florida Majority, iAmerica Action, United Families, Friends of Miami-Dade Detainees, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, WeCount, Interfaith Workers Justice, Students Working for Equal Rights, America's Voice, Latino Victory Project
WHERE: Parade will begin at José Martí Park and end at Stephen P. Clark Government Center
Jose Marti Park
399 SW 4th St.
Miami, Florida 33130
Stephen P. Clark Government Center
111 NW 1st St.
Miami, FL 33128
SEIU Florida represents over 55,000 active and retired healthcare professionals, public employees and property service workers in the state of Florida. SEIU members provide vital public services in Florida’s hospitals, nursing homes, public schools, community colleges, municipal and county governments, malls, and universities. With over 2.1 million members, SEIU is the fastest-growing union in North America.