Past Event

Why Policy Matters: Access, Equity, and Voting in the U.S.

October 17, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027 1501
Please join the SIPA Diversity Committee for an exploration of how policy has shaped equity and access to voting across the United States. Our panelists will share four varying perspectives on why policy matters in the enhancement or suppression of voter engagement within their area of work, community, and constituents. Sponsored by the SIPA Diversity Committee as part of the Dean's Seminar Series on Race and Policy. Reception to follow. Speakers include: Mayor Michael Nutter, Professor of Practice (Introductions), School of International and Public Affairs Jonathan Brater, Council, Democracy Program Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law Farai Chideya, Program Officer, Ford Foundation Alex Hertel-Fernandez, Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs Irene Jor, New York Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance Chiraag Bains, Director of Legal Strategies, Demos: An equal say and an equal chance for all

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