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CSU Hosts BET Vote 2016’s Changing the Climate Tour

Cleveland State University will host a stop by BET Vote 2016’s Changing the Climate tour on campus Tuesday, October 25. The campaign seeks to encourage young, African-American voters to get involved in the political process and voice their vote in the 2016 presidential election.

The CSU stop will include a panel discussion featuring leading civic activists and political commentators discussing what individual citizens can do to effect political change and improve their lives and their communities. The event will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in CSU’s Main Classroom Building, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Room 136.

Panelists will include MSNBC contributor Kwame Jackson, civil rights and anti-violence advocate Tamika Mallory, political consultant Telley Madina, Adrienne Cooper, deputy director of Defend Our Future, and Julian Rogers, director of CSU’s Office of Civic Engagement.

BET Vote 2016 seeks to increase voter registration, voter efficacy and participation in the democratic process. The Changing the Climate Tour is organized by Vestige Strategies. For more information visit,