Source: Hudson Valley Press
Wappinger Falls, NY - Vote. Vote. Vote. That was the resounding messages that filled Villa Borghese on Saturday afternoon.
With the voting season upon us, the message delivered by Keynote Speaker, Andrea Stewart-Cousins at the 47th Annual Southern Dutchess NAACP Freedom Fund Luncheon caught the attention of the 50 attendees. Stewart-Cousins, who represents Westchester County in the New York State Assembly, made the trip to the Wappingers Falls Banquet Hall, spreading the word of the precious right to vote. Discussing the Voting Rights Act, recent changes in voting, as well as the responsibility of all people to cast their votes at local, state and federal elections, Stewart- Cousins further discussed the ongoing integral role of all NAACP chapters in the political realm.