By Ramona du Houx
Michelle Obama is a co-chair of the national organization When We All Vote, along with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Faith Hill, Tom Hanks and wife Rita Wilson, and basketball star Chris Paul.still trying to get out the vote.
Hanks said “registering new voters is an act of hope and taking part in the American idea.” He added that voting guarantees the blessings of “liberty for the grandkids.”
The former first lady Michelle Obama announced on November 7, 2019 that Selena Gomez, Liza Koshy, Shonda Rhimes, Megan Rapinoe, Tracee Ellis Ross and Kerry Washington just signed on as co-chairs as well.
When We Vote, a nonprofit, is a nonpartisan group dedicated to increasing voter participation. The announcement marks a year until the 2020 elections, which includes the presidential race.
The organization was founded in 2018.