Rep Ur Letters: SLB partners with Voto Latino
Sigma Lambda Beta is once again taking part in VotoLatino’s “RepUrLetters” initiative!
Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity is partnering with VotoLatino to take part in the 2nd “RepUrLetters” campaign. For anyone that is not familiar with what “RepUrLetters” is, the initiative is a contest for Fraternities & Sororities, on a national level, to register voters for oncoming elections. Chapters and colonies organize operations and events on their campuses to get their fellow peers to simply register to vote. The organization who is able to register the most voters wins the prize of having a VotoLatino national celebrity be present at the organization’s upcoming National Event. Last year, Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority won the competition and Wilmer Valderrama appeared at the sorority’s recent national convention.
VotoLatino is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization and does not support or endorse any political candidate or party. The organization’s mission is to help empower the Latino community to be more equipped with the knowledge needed to bring change in the political arena of America. Over the course of 10 years, under the leadership of CEO/President Maria Teresa Kumar and Chairwoman Rosario Dawson, the organization has reached hundreds of thousands of millennials through summits, voting registration drives, and speaking engagements. Their efforts and their causes have several parallels towards the development, and betterment, of the communities where the Fraternity’s chapters and colonies reside.
SLB wishes to help provide support to members that see the importance of campus engagement and helping peers register to vote and exercise their voice. VotoLatino has provided a digital toolkit for entities to use in rallying voter registration drives and submission forms. Seeing how that the Fraternity has decided to take part in the competition again, we will work to truly engage our campus communities and empower students, neighbors, and friends to get registered and provide change.