East Mt. Zion Church in Cleveland hosted voter registration event

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – Pastor Brian Cash and his team at East Mt. Zion Church are on a mission to ensure that as many people as possible in Cleveland’s Fairfax neighborhood are registered to vote.

“We are reaching out to the community, going door to door to make sure people are registered to vote and have the information they need,” said Pastor Cash.

Pastor Cash says it’s a race against time as the deadline to register to vote in the Cleveland municipal election is October 4.

On Friday, members of East Mt. Zion held a registration event outside the church.

“People have died and fought and died for you to have the right to vote and if you don’t cast your vote you don’t have an opinion when it’s all said and done,” said Stephanie Adams , head of the Ministry of Social Justice. east of Mount Sion.

She says the church has always been a key factor in getting members of the black community to vote.

“The black church has always been the mainstay of the black community if you don’t speak your mind for yourself, you can come to church for a strong group foundation and we can move forward on issues and issues together. initiatives, ”Adams said.

Adams says the goal is not only to get people to register to vote, but also to educate them about who they will vote for in November.

“Let your voice be heard or else you’re going to be a victim of everything or anyone who is in politics,” Adams said. “Whoever is in office, you have to follow their platform and you have never had your voice heard on what you want to see in your own city.”

Pastor Cash and the East Mt. Zion team will be working throughout the weekend to register people so they can vote.

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