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You're Invited to a Virtual End of Election Day Celebration

Join MNCDHH's voting experts and special guests

11/2/2020 9:03:02 PM

A person's living room with icons for voting, party streamers, and silhouettes of people

Join us for "We Voted" closing ceremony to honor the hard work that we (contractors, community organizations, board members, staff, and partners) did together as a community. We will celebrate together online from the comfort of home. 

The celebration will include:

  • Entertainment: ASL Voters Pride Poetry & Song by Rania Johnson, Jer Loudenback, & JP Beldon
  • Remarks by Nic Zapko on community collaboration and inspiration
  • Remarks by Darlene G. Zangara, PhD, Executive Director of MNCDHH
  • Recognition of MNCDHH's Contractors
  • Photo session with photographer Jack Williams

Remarks will also be given by the following community organizations:

  • Minneapolis-St. Paul Black Deaf Advocates: Cookie Brand
  • Minnesota Association of Deaf Citizens: Julie Pleski & John Wilson
  • Deaf Equity: Migdalia Rogers
  • Minnesota DeafBlind Association: Lindsey Moon
  • Minnesota Deaf Muslim Community: TBA

There will also be drawings to win gift cards. Thank you to Deaf Equity for donating the following gift cards:

  • $25 Amazon gift card: For participation
  • $25 Black Deaf Business voucher: For participation
  • $25 Mischief gift card: For the winner of the best Patriotic/Voting Attire or Background. You are invited to wear red, white, and blue or decorate your background and show your voting spirit! Please use good judgment and do not wear something that is divisive or insulting to others.
  • $50 for the organization that brings the most people to this event. The funds will be donated directly to the organization to support and promote engagement work.


"There's so much more that unites us than divides us." - Governor Walz


Tuesday, November 3, 2020 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

(After the polls and the voter hotline close.)


Workshop will be provided online through Zoom. Register in advance at End of Election Day Celebration registration. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Presented and discussed in both spoken English and American Sign Language (ASL). CART, ASL interpreters, and deafblind interpreters are scheduled. For any questions, contact



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