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A Talk by Sercan Çelebi: Vote and Beyond, The Advocate of Democracy at the Ballot Box

October 15, 2015
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

A Talk by Sercan Çelebi: Vote and Beyond, The Advocate of Democracy at the Ballot Box

Date and Time: Thursday, October 15 at 20:00

Venue: Studio-X Istanbul

Address: Meclis-i Mebusan Cad. 35A Salıpazarı - Fındıklı

We will listen to the fast history of Vote and Beyond, the impact of its volunteer network on elections and its organizations about November 1 Elections from Sercan Çelebi, the Director of Vote and Beyond.

Vote and Beyond, which is one of the fastest and result-oriented civil society organizations in the past 2 years, is gathering tens of thousands of volunteers in tens of cities in the path towards November 1 General Elections. The goal is to make sure that the national will is 100% represented at the ballots.

Who is Sercan Çelebi?

As a founding member of Vote and Beyond, graduate from German School of Istanbul and Yale University, Sercan Çelebi, is one of the founders of the community of Vote and Beyond; which is comprised of only volunteers and has no tie with any political parties and also which enabled people to volunteer at the ballots in the four elections in the last two years. Vote and Beyond aims to increase the awareness of democracy in Turkey, increase the number of citizens who go to polls, make people be poll clerks and protect the votes. It enabled people to take action for their own futures.