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Sunday, November 29, 2020

PLEASE VOTE NOW 2020

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Lisa Ellen Niverhttp://www.wesaidgotravel.com/
Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a science teacher and an award-winning travel expert who has explored 101 countries and six continents. She sailed the seven seas by cruise ship for seven years and backpacked for three years in Asia. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one and a quarter million views (1,250,000) on her YouTube channel. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which is read in 235 countries, named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blogs and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on Twitter and has over 160,000 followers across social media. Niver is a judge for the Gracies Awards for the Alliance of Women in Media and also ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries on her own site, We Said Go Travel. From 2017 to 2020 in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won three times and been a finalist fourteen times for her broadcast television segments, print and digital articles. Niver won an award for her print magazine article for Hemispheres Magazine for United Airlines in the 2020 Southern California Journalism Awards. She was also a finalist for four other categories including online journalist of the year, digital story for activism journalism with Ms. Magazine, educational reporting for Wharton Magazine and a broadcast lifestyle feature for KTLA TV in Los Angeles.    Niver won a 2019 NAEJ (National Arts and Entertainment Journalism) award for one of her KTLA TV segments and was a finalist for articles published in both Ms. Magazine and Wharton Magazine. In 2018,  she was a finalist for stories in Smithsonian, PopSugar Fitness and the Saturday Evening Post. Niver won a 2017 Southern California Journalism Award for her print story for the Jewish Journal and was a finalist for travel reporting. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, TODAY, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and insights. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip.  http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

Make your voice count and be heard. VOTE NOW in the USA Presidential Election. It is important to participate and exercise your right to choose.

As @VisitLA4Locals says: ‘You may not love the choices, but you don’t have to. It’s not your soul mate or life partner. It is your obligation as a citizen to take part in the process. Speak up and make your voice heard! If you live in LA County you can find a list of official drop boxes (and also how to vote by mail) at https://locator.lavote.net 🗳

From my editor, Carmen Rios (#vbadgrl): “Looking for critical guidance in battleground states? Check out @v4eusa. Looking for answers in los Angeles? I’m using the @blmlosangeles guide to fill out my ballot. Have questions about Voter ID laws? Ask @thevoteriders. Need to make a plan? go to iwillvote.com.

More from @VisitLA4Locals: “This year, voters in LA County are able to go to ANY Vote Center and no longer need to be assigned to a specific polling place 🎉. In addition to the official drop boxes open 24-hours a day, 118 vote centers are now open where you can cast your ballot (or drop off a pre-filled one.) While most of these locations aren’t available for exploring yet, it is a good way to get a very small taste of what they offer. Landmarks where you can #getyourvoteon include @hammer_museum @hollywoodbowl @skirball_la @staplescenterla (where you can get special #ivoted stickers!) @theforum @thewiltern and @dodgerstadium* (For more information on #votecenters#dropboxes or other #votinginformation you can go to https://locator.lavote.net/ or https://www.headcount.org/livenation/ Fill out your ballot, wear a mask and VOTE! 🗳 *some in person locations, including Dodger Stadium open Oct 30th. Let’s do this, L.A.!

 

My ballot is in and ready to be counted! Is yours?

I tracked my ballot with BallotTrax. Check if your county is using it here.

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