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Artists Coalition Brings in Voters

In Entrepreneurial Tool Box, The Idea, WEBSITES & BLOGS on September 4, 2008 at 7:45 am

Using contemporary artists’ original works on billboards throughout the state of Missouri, from early September to early November 2008, a nonpartisan organization, Art the Vote hopes to elevate the importance of registering and voting in the November election.

The organizations focus is to engage, register and mobilize young voters and the creative community in the political process prior to the November 2008 election. Art the Vote was launched by a committee of artists and arts supporters in January of 2008. This Missouri-based effort is among the many unprecedented “firsts” of this election year. Read the rest of this entry »