News Briefing - Challenging the New Redistricting Lines in New Orleans, LA. - Tuesday, June 21st

News Briefing - Challenging the New Redistricting Lines in New Orleans, LA. - Tuesday, June 21st

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 New America Media invites you to a special briefing

FIGHTING FOR THE MINORITY VOTE
Challenging the New Redistricting Lines in New Orleans
and the five council districts in Orleans Parish

Learn how redistricting could increase or diminish minority voting power in New Orleans, and what local civic activists are doing to ensure redistricting lines don't threaten to divide black, Hispanic, and Asian populations into multiple districts, diluting the minority vote. Could what's happening in New Orleans be a blueprint for fast-growing minority communities in other suburbs and cities across the country?

What: the 2010 Census reveals about the growing ethnic minority vote in America's suburbs

How: redistricting could increase or diminish minority voting power

Why: New Orleans is waging a "War of Maps"

Where: Hilton Garden Inn New Orleans Convention Center
              1001 S. Peters Street, NOLA

When: Tuesday, June 21st, 11 am to 1 pm (lunch included)

RSVP to: Anthony Advincula
aadcincula@newamericamedia.org 212-929-2773 or

Alexandra Moe
amoe@newamericamedia.org 202-615-6145