A CALL TO ACTION: RECLAIMING THE RIGHT TO VOTE

A CALL TO ACTION: RECLAIMING THE RIGHT TO VOTE

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On Tuesday, January 24th, NAM and California Common Cause will co-host a briefing in Los Angeles where a coalition of good government, civil rights, and progressive organizations will brief ethnic and mainstream media on the current state of voting rights. Bob Edgar, President and CEO of Common Cause, will moderate a panel of speakers who will highlight recent changes to laws across the country created to suppress voter turnout and efforts to restore voting rights. Additionally, speakers will discuss recent developments in redistricting.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
11:00am – 12:00pm

WHERE: MALDEF
634 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

WHO: Thomas A. Saenz, President and General Counsel of MALDEF
Barbara Arnwine, the Executive Director of the Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Stewart Koh, President & Executive Director, Asian Pacific American Legal Center
Myrna Perez, Senior Counsel, Democracy Program, The Brennan Center

Other advocates and leaders will be present for interviews and comment

Light food and refreshments will be provided

RSVP: Zaineb Mohammed, New America Media
zmohammed@newamericamedia.org