MANCHESTER—Granite State supporters of Sen. Barack Obama and vice presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden will gather in Milford tomorrow Monday, September 1st,to march in the annual Milford Labor Day Parade, a New Hampshire tradition that attracts thousands of residents from across the state. In addition to marching in the parade, Obama-Biden supporters will proudly be a visible presence as spectators of the parade, sporting campaign t-shirts, buttons, and stickers, and holding signs encouraging New Hampshire residents to vote for change in November.
Monday’s activities mark the last day of the Working for Change weekend, a mobilization effort of volunteers and voters at the grassroots level in all corners of the state. Building off of the momentum of the Democratic National Convention and Sen. Barack Obama’s historic acceptance speech in claiming the Democratic nomination for president, hundreds of volunteers have spent their Labor Day weekend preparing our grassroots organization for the final two months of the campaign. At house parties, picnics, and door-to-door canvasses, grassroots supporters of Sen. Obama and Sen. Biden have been recruiting volunteers by talking to people in their communities about the Obama plan to change Washington.
With grassroots support and enthusiasm, the Obama campaign has organized in all counties in New Hampshire and has opened up 16 field offices across the state.This Working for Change Weekend is another example of people working from the bottom up to bring real change to Washington.