WAKE UP GEAUX VOTE LOUISIANA was a voter participation initiative held on November 3, 2018. It was designed to promote the importance of voter engagement and mobilization through election day. The entire day focused on voter empowerment and featured panel discussions on the important “unanimous jury” ballot initiative, and first-hand accounts, wisdom and lessons learned from 1960’s era freedom fighters. It also inlcluded important conversations with political organizations, activists, and spoken word artists, and a screening of the critically acclaimed and poignant film 13th, by Ava DuVernay.