Universal Music Group (UMG) announced a voter engagement initiative for the November 2022 U.S. elections spearheaded by its Universal Music All Together Now Foundation and its Task Force for Meaningful Change. The initiative features new and updated installments of the “Use Your Voice” voter registration and education program, as well as the “Pull Up to the Polls” voter transportation components. “Pull Up to the Polls” was devised, and is operated, by UMG’s Task Force for Meaningful Change.
In addition, UMG announced that its U.S. offices will be closed on Election Days moving forward to facilitate employees’ voter participation and Election Day Volunteer activities.
In making this announcement, Susan Mazo, UMG’s EVP of Corporate Social Responsibility, Events and Special Projects said, “Universal Music Group, through its Task Force for Meaningful Change and the Universal Music All Together Now Foundation, works towards meaningful positive change by partnering with organizations and tapping our passionate network of artists and music lovers to join together for a common cause. We are proud to work with our partners both internally and externally to ensure all eligible voters have the resources they need to cast an informed vote.”
PULL UP TO THE POLLS
Created in 2020 by UMG’s Task Force for Meaningful Change, Pull Up to the Polls is a partner-centered voter engagement campaign aimed at supporting marginalized voters around the country through voter education and resources that help get eligible voters to the polls.
This year Pull Up to the Polls has partnered with Voto Latino, NAACP and YMCA.
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