Political organizer, advocate, activist, and member of the Obama administration Ashley Allison joins Jameela this week to discuss what pushed her into politics in the first place, what it looks like when young people show up to vote, why we cannot take our voting rights for granted, why these midterm elections are so important, practical ways to become informed voters, the future of abortion rights, and more.
For help with voting this fall, check out [All Voting is Local,] (https://allvotingislocal.org/) [Campaign Legal Center] (https://campaignlegal.org/) , the ACLU, and more.
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