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Democracy Defenders in the Twin Cities, MN, USA

Date: November 3, 2020

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Nonviolent Peaceforce is working with a broad coalition of organizations to mobilize nonpartisan teams of "Democracy Defenders" for the U.S. elections in Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN. Over the past few weeks, Nonviolent Peaceforce has trained 100 poll captains in deescalation, nonviolence, and vest dem def
unarmed civilian protection. On November 3, there will be 250 total volunteers who will be mobilized across the Twin Cities, MN to have a proactive and deescalatory violence and ensure that there is no harm or threat of harm to voters.

The Democracy Defenders will be wearing orange vests and staying 100 ft away from the polling locations, as required by Minnesota law. Below, you can find the list of polling locations where we will be located.

Some of our Democracy Defenders on why they are volunteering on November 3:

 

 

FOLWELL COMMUNITY CENTER
LORING COMMUNITY SCHOOL (4-6)
LUCY CRAFT LANEY SCHOOL
CITYVIEW SCHOOL
FARVIEW PARK RECREATION CENTER (5-2)
NORTH HIGH SCHOOL GYM (5-1)
NORTH COMMONS PARK RECREATION CENTER
FRANKLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL
HARRISON PARK RECREATION CENTER (5-6C)
PHYLLIS WHEATLEY COMM CENTER
MATTHEWS PARK (6-2)
COYLE COMMUNITY CENTER
BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH
PHILLIPS COMMUNITY CENTER (6-5)
ST. MARY'S UNIVERSITY CENTER
Lyndale Community School
St. Joan of Arc
EAST PHILLIPS PARK (9-4)
CENTRAL GYM PARK RECREATION CENTER (9-1)
POWDERHORN PARK RECREATION CENTER (9-2)
ANDERSEN SCHOOL
WALKER COMMUNITY CHURCH
SPRING HOUSE MINISTRY CENTER
MAXFIELD SCHOOL (W-1 P-5)
JIMMY LEE RECREATION CENTER (W-1 P-6)
ST. STEPHANUS LUTHERAN CHURCH
WASHINGTON TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL (W-5 P-4)
RAVOUX HIGH RISE
JACKSON SCHOOL
HOUSE OF PRAYER LUTHERAN CHURCH
HOUSE OF PRAYER LUTHERAN CHURCH
HOUSE OF HOPE LUTHERN CHURCH
PLYMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
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