Children, youth and families are campaigning for children and asking the real campaigns, those of our elected officials, to make children a priority. These bipartisan efforts will culminate at a rally on Bicentennial Mall on October 6, the eve of the presidential debate, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.Nashville is playing a role in the historic 2008 presidential election, as one of only three presidential debates will be held at Belmont University. On the day prior to the debate children and families will gather at the Capitol Bicentennial Mall to envision a world that considers children first when decisions are made. They will be encouraging everyone involved in the U.S. political process from voters, to candidates for local, state and national office, to ask, "How will it help children?" before making any decision – To vote on a candidate or an issue.