New Orleans dentist holds first voter registration drive

A New Orleans dentist wants to make sure everyone’s voices are heard this upcoming election.Dr. Bristol Williams at NOLA Periodontics is holding its first Voter Registration Drive. She’s using her own money to get at least 100 people registered to vote.”I wanted to host this event because I absolutely love New Orleans, and there’s a lot of people in the city whose needs are not getting met that heavily contribute to the economic growth of this city. So, this is how I wanted to do my part in the city and make sure everyone is registered to vote. It’s important that we understand that we have power, but we can’t sit on the sidelines and complain- we have to VOTE,” she said.Dr. Williams also said it’s more than making sure people are registered to vote.”Another part of this is I want to get people’s information so I can keep them abreast on what’s going; people who may not be on social media. We can send them emails if people may need a ride or may not know where their polling station is, maybe we can help them figure all of that out, too, so there’s no reasons why you can’t vote,” she said.There will free food for 100 people from Kim’s Soul Food Kitchen, 100 free kids face shields from local Pediatrician Dr. Samira Brown and music. The voter registration drive is Saturday, Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at A.L. Davis Park.This event is free and opened to the public. Please bring your I.D. to register to vote! Masks are required. There will be sanitizing stations and free masks/gloves for those who need them.

A New Orleans dentist wants to make sure everyone’s voices are heard this upcoming election.

Dr. Bristol Williams at NOLA Periodontics is holding its first Voter Registration Drive.

She’s using her own money to get at least 100 people registered to vote.

“I wanted to host this event because I absolutely love New Orleans, and there’s a lot of people in the city whose needs are not getting met that heavily contribute to the economic growth of this city. So, this is how I wanted to do my part in the city and make sure everyone is registered to vote. It’s important that we understand that we have power, but we can’t sit on the sidelines and complain- we have to VOTE,” she said.

Dr. Williams also said it’s more than making sure people are registered to vote.

“Another part of this is I want to get people’s information so I can keep them abreast on what’s going; people who may not be on social media. We can send them emails if people may need a ride or may not know where their polling station is, maybe we can help them figure all of that out, too, so there’s no reasons why you can’t vote,” she said.

There will free food for 100 people from Kim’s Soul Food Kitchen, 100 free kids face shields from local Pediatrician Dr. Samira Brown and music.

The voter registration drive is Saturday, Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at A.L. Davis Park.

This event is free and opened to the public. Please bring your I.D. to register to vote!

Masks are required. There will be sanitizing stations and free masks/gloves for those who need them.

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