We're thrilled that Barack is our nominee - and proud to be part of the amazing outpouring of creativity
that has supported his campaign.
On a tiny budget and with mostly volunteer staff YrMomma4Obama was able to reach out to young people in
key primary states (TX, OH, IN, PA and NC). Huge thanks to David Hendee who designed our site and all our
We partnered with the Roots at their college shows in three states- recruiting students at Purdue, Duke,
and Carnegie Mellon onto our text message alert lists and providing them with information about how to get
involved, and get their parents on board, reaching approximately 15,000 young people directly at these
shows with announcements from the stage, banners, and flyers. Thanks to Dominic for all his help!
We partnered with Students for Obama groups and Spectre Media in each state to spread the word and conduct
our outreach - many thanks to the people who helped out.
In PA we partnered with Tayyib Smith and FiveSix Productions to run "Barack to Basics" the night before
the PA primary in Philly- reaching tens of thousands of young Philly voters through ads, posters, flyers,
and the live event. King Britt performed and drew a huge crowd.
For key late primaries we took out targeted facebook ads aimed at high school students, reaching hundreds
of thousands of young people and giving them a way to get involved in the election, even though they're
2 Young 2 Vote!
We've raised several thousand dollars to support our operations and are thankful for the support of Vote Hope
as our fiscal agent.
Thanks for Jenifer Ancona from Vote Hope, Tracy Fleischman for her incredible PR assistance, Kabira for her
creativity, each of our state coordinators, and to everyone who donated.
We were proud to be part of a NYT article on how children areinfluencing their parents' voting decisions(http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/08/us/politics/08kids.html)- it was greatvalidation of our work.We still have a few bills to pay, so here's how to donate:http://www.yrmomma4obama.com/donate.html
Stay tuned for updates on YrMomma projects this fall...we're just getting started.