A group of young Latinas donned their quince gowns on Oct. 29 and led their families and friends along the streets of San Antonio, urging them to harness their electoral voice and vote in the upcoming midterm elections. The event was part of Ride to the Polls, a national campaign from the nonprofit organization Harness that aims to encourage young BIPOC voter turnout through cultural milestone celebrations. At the end of the parade, participants were invited to register to vote or even vote early if they were eligible. Organizers of this event say the stakes of this year’s elections could not be any higher, and it is more important than ever for young BIPOC voters to have their voices heard through electoral choice.
Source: Young Latinas are using their quinceañeras to get Texans to vote