Episode Six | A Tipping Point for Voting Rights: How Your Voice Can Make a Difference in 2019
With the 2020 presidential cycle already underway, our political system remains haunted by barriers to participation and representation that uniquely afflict some of America’s most marginalized communities. From voter restoration to fortifying the right to vote, this episode discusses obstacles and opportunities that lie ahead for the movement for full political representation. This all-star lineup also outlines inspiring new efforts to preserve and expand the right to vote as the cornerstone of our democracy.
• Moderator: The Honorable Senator Nina Turner
• Speaker 1: Desmond Meade, Executive Director, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
• Speaker 2: Marcia Johnson-Blanco, Co-Director of Voting Rights Project, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
• Speaker 3: Caroline Fredrickson, President, American Constitution Society
• Speaker 4: Rosalind Gold, Chief Public Policy Officer, NALEO Educational Fund