Democracy & Disenfranchisement: The Right to Vote in Perilous Times

Oct 23, 2020

12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

129 E. Washington St., Iowa City, IA 52242

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Join us for a 1/2 day conference on democracy and voting. The conference will feature a keynote by Sophia Kin Lakin (National Deputy Director, Voting Rights Project ACLU) and a panel discussion led by Deidre DeJear, featuring Reyma McCoy McDeid (Central Iowa Center for Independent Living); Kameron Middlebrooks (former NAACP Regional Field Organizer); and Nick Salazar (Iowa State Director, LULAC). The conference will conclude with Know Your Voting Rights training and Q&A by Daniel Zeno (ACLU, Iowa) and Travis Weipert (Johnson County Auditor). Opening remarks by Paul Pate, Iowa Secretary of State.

This event is free and open to all. Find out more information about the event schedule and topics: https://uichr.uiowa.edu/programs/democracy-and-disefranchisement/


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