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October 7, 2020


America Ferrera & Cristela Alonzo to Join Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta and CA of State Alex Padilla to Discuss Voting on November 3rd

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Tomorrow, Thursday, October 8th at 10:00 a.m. PST actress America Ferrera and comedian Cristela Alonzo will join civil rights icon Dolores Huerta and California Secretary of State Alex Padilla for an interactive virtual discussion with California voters ahead of the November 3rd General Election.

During the event, the moderators will lead a discussion with Huerta and Padilla and answer questions from voters across California including addressing what voters can do if they are registered but don’t receive their ballots, information for displaced voters due to wildfires, safety measures put in place due to COVID-19, options for voting this election, and discuss several other resources available to registered and eligible voters as we approach Election Day.

About the Vote Safe California Campaign
Vote Safe California is a California Secretary of State campaign which aims to educate the public on the safety, security, and ease of voting in the November General Election amid the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more please visit

About the Dolores Huerta Foundation
The Dolores Huerta Foundation (DHF) is a 501(c)(3) community benefit organization pursuing social justice and systemic transformation by training communities to self-advocate in the areas of education and youth development. For more information please visit the Dolores Huerta Foundation Defenders of Democracy webpage.


The first 30 minutes of the event will take place in English and the second half of the event will be in Spanish. The moderators will open up questions from the audience and media in both English and Spanish.


Media interested in attending should RSVP to Tania Mercado


California Secretary of State Alex Padilla
Dolores Huerta, Founder & President of the Dolores Huerta Foundation
America Ferrera, Actress and producer
Cristela Alonzo, Comedian and writer


Thursday, October 8, 2020
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PST


The event will be live streamed via Facebook Live. Media will be able to ask questions during the Q&A portion of the event.


Tania Mercado | 626-818-4462 |


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