We were recently contacted by Sarida Morejon, who is a volunteer with Jolt. Jolt is an organization that aims to promote Latinx participation in the Texas government through voter engagement, community organizing, and leadership development. Jolt has created a new civic awareness initiative, Poder Quince.
Poder Quince is a new Texas-based civic awareness initiative by Jolt that works with quinceañeras in Austin, Dallas, and Houston, Texas. Their organization’s goal is to garner awareness and elevate voter registration in the state of Texas. According to Sarida, Poder Quince is “a movement that works to build a culture of voting rooted in the power of quinceañeras and the Latino way of life.
Traditionally, girls celebrate the coming of age into womanhood. They also celebrate and honor their family for being at their side. We invite young girls to blaze a new trail and ignite the tradition of honoring their loved ones with the power of civic engagement.”
Get Involved, Today
So for Latinx families and young girls who will be turning 15, soon (and boys – quinceañeros), this is a great opportunity to start participating in local government. You can also help spearhead the change in your community, today! For quinceaneras who choose to host a #PoderQuince in Austin, Houston, or Dallas, you will also receive a FREE photo booth for your quince and free SnapChat filters!
Finally, one lucky winner will receive a celebrity guest appearance at their Quince! All you have to do is register, today, and someone will contact you to help you with the details! Visit their site, here, to register. We’re also working on helping out this cause and will let you know more details, once we get everything worked out! We’re happy to help this great initiative!
Other Ways to Help Poder Quince
If you are not having a quince, you can still help! Feel free to visit their website and contact them, today.
Be sure to check out our 8 great quince planning tips for great tips to help you plan your quince or sweet 15 or sweet 16!
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