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Raise the Wage ~ Presentation and Canvassing Rally
November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Public welcome. November 16, 2019, Rod Couch, leader of Idahoans for a Fair Wage, will visit North Idaho College to present Raise the Wage, an Activism 1-2-3 “how to” summary of the petition process. First, NIC Young Dems president, Max McSwain will open the event with a public welcome. Hear about statistics and life experiences regarding the subject of minimum wage. Then, it’s time to apply the new knowledge during a Fort Grounds neighborhood canvassing rally to circulate the petition. The event will close with a social gathering back at the college.
Saturday, November 16th, 2019
Public Welcome for Idahoans for a Fair Wage… RAISE THE WAGE
LOCATION: NIC College, 495 N. College Drive, Coeur d’Alene, ID. Edminster Student Union Building, Reference (4) on Campus Map
10:00 a.m., Introduction by Max McSwain; Activism 1-2-3 Presentation by Rod Couch; and Statistics and Life Experiences.
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm, District 4 Canvassing – Fort Grounds Petition Circulation
Neighborhood Canvas or Stationary Petition Signature Gathering.
1:00 p.m., Return to NIC site to get petitions notarized.
1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., socialize and have a hot cup of camaraderie.
About Idahoans for a Fair Wage
The group filed its initiative in February and began collecting signatures in June. The measure needs 55,057 signatures statewide and must be signed by 6% of registered voters in at least 18 of the state’s 35 districts to appear on the 2020 ballot. In Coeur d’Alene’s district 4, the momentum is strong with 50% completed already.
We are inviting new volunteers to join and are seeking donations, petition signers, petition gatherers, and even area leaders.
Learn more at http://fairwageid.org.