Yrmomma4obama has been
around for a couple of months and works as a standalone application.
The intended audience is young, so the site has features for both
voters and those still unable to cast a ballot. Its core function: the
site lets you send a message to your cell phone, which you can then
forward to friends and family. Of course, you can also sign up for text
alerts for upcoming primaries, and the organizers have also created a
YrMomma has been on the ground in Indiana, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina. We've partnered with the Roots to distribute materials at their shows at Purdue, Carnegie Mellon, and Duke. We connected directly with thousands of college students, encouraging them to vote for Obama, as well as to get their parents on board. We've been partnering with Students for Obama groups on each campus to keep spreading the word after the shows are over - they've been great to work with. Here are some photos from the events:
"While Mrs. Clinton has a national network of student volunteers, Mr. Obama’s network
is far more extensive. Web sites like Kids for Obama and YrMomma4Obama
urge youngsters to talk up the candidate to their parents."
Senator Barack Obama’s devotees just won’t give their parents a break.
the race for the Democratic presidential nomination continues, youthful
volunteers for each candidate have been campaigning with bright-eyed
brio, not only door-to-door but also at home. But the young supporters
of Mr. Obama, who has captured a majority of under-30 primary voters,
seem to be leading in the pestering sweepstakes. They send their
parents the latest Obama YouTube videos, blog exhortations and “Tell
Your Mama/Vote for Obama!” bumper stickers.
YrMomma4Obama is partnering with Vote Hope,
a federal political action committee. You can help support our work by
donating to Vote Hope - we'll use your contribution to support music
and video production, deploying street team members to PA and IN to
reach out to young people, and for live event production expenses. Click here to get to our new donation page, and help us win Pennsylvania! http://yrmama4obama.com/donate.html