MEDIA ALERT Rock the Vote’s Road Trip ’08 is headed to Ohio!

008’s election stands to be remembered as the most historically significant and hotly contested
race in many years.  As such, promoting Rock the Vote’s mission to “engage and build the
political power of young people in order to achieve progressive change in our country” has never
been more vital.  The Road Trip ’08 is designed to fully maximize voter registration, education
and engagement efforts by staging high profile events that will feature the best music and speakers.   NEXT STOP: Ohio!


Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 – Time 4:00 pm
Youngstown State University

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008 – Time 3:00 pm
University of Akron
Performances by: Bang Camaro, Ben Taylor

Thursday, September 25th, 2008 – Time 11:30am
Case Western University

Thursday, September 25th, 2008 – Time 6:00pm
House of Blues
Performance by: Santogold

Friday, September 26th – Time 5:00 pm
Kent State University
Performance by: Hawthorne Heights

Saturday, September 27th 11:00 am
Ohio State University 

Sunday September 28th, 2008 – Time 3:00 pm
University of Cincinnati, Tangeman University Center


The Road Trip ’08 bus includes:
•    Interactive kiosks to learn more about the issues
•    Voter registration
•    Information on candidate platforms, and the latest poll data
•    Opportunity to sign up to become a Rock the Vote member
•    Rock the Vote merchandise for sale

About Rock the Vote: Rock the Vote’s mission is to engage and build the political power of young people in order to achieve progressive change in our country.  Rock the Vote uses music, popular culture and new technologies to engage and incite young people to register and vote in every election. And we give young people the tools to identify, learn about, and take action on the issues that affect their lives, and leverage their power in the political process.  Rock the Vote is creative, effective, and controlled by nobody’s agenda but our own – we tell it like it is and pride ourselves on being a trusted source for information on politics.  We empower the 45 million young people in America who want to step up, claim their voice in the political process, and change the way politics is done.

Road Trip 08 Partners:

Press Here
Flo TV Mobile