Below are the first 15 steps (not necessarily in order) that we are going to take to pull off our initiative.  Additional steps will be shown once these are completed.  

01

CENSUS BUREAU

Contact the Census Bureau, or any other credible resource, and get racial and economic statistics.  We need to know how much supplies to get later on.

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02

CHURCHES

Contact local churches and black organizations for insider knowledge to verify statistics.  Many times statistics are inaccurate and people within the community have better knowledge. 

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03

BUDGETING

Contact accountant to verify and modify budget.  It would be nice if everything was comped or paid for.  However, realistically we will have to put out some money.

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04

GROCERY STORES

Contact local grocery stores and ask for donations on sustenance (bananas, protein bars, Gatorade, etc).  We may be able to get comped items for marketing for them.

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05

ENTERTAINERS

Contact Las Vegas Strip entertainers.  These include dancers, acrobats, musicians, singers, and magicians.

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06

DJs

Contact Traveling DJs to perform at different locations.  I'm even planning on using my vehicles to park at different locations and play loud music that the crowd likes.

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07

WHOLESALERS

Contact wholesalers for hats and umbrellas for pricing and donations.  Actually, after some approaches, I realized that a lot of places will not donate since my 501c3 app is pending.

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08

NETWORKING

I was advised not to use temperature sustaining items; but I was given an alternative.  I should be able to find connections within the democratic campaign team.

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09

BUSSING

Contact school and state officials for renting school busses.  Since most school are now taking online classes, it should be an easy sell.

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10

DISCOUNTS

Contact the Governor about rerouting extra busses or providing discounts to citizens on November 3rd.  Travel has been limited in Las Vegas, so we have something to negotiate with.

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11

Friends & Family

Contact personal friends, family and professionals and  find a way for them to help volunteer.  A good way to do this is to look through each of your contacts.

 

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12

Colleagues

Contact professional colleagues and appeal to them so that they can spread the word.  After reaching out, I received a contact for the County Democratic Party.

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13

Press Release

Contact publicist for networking and press releases.  There are numerous ways to get the word out.  This can include local television, newspapers, the internet, etc.

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14

Social Media

Contact people on social media to help spread awareness.  Similar nonprofits may want to help spread the word if we engage with them.  This should also increase volunteer turnout.

15

Purchases

Worst case scenario, we may have to purchase much of the products.  Due diligence on pricing and statistics is definitely a top priority (if we aren't able to get our 501(c)3 in time.

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