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VIRTUAL: Current Barriers to Voting -- The Right to Vote: Past, Present, Future

VIRTUAL: Current Barriers to Voting -- The Right to Vote: Past, Present, Future

PLEASE PREREGISTER and we will send you the Zoom link the day of the program.

The Right to Vote: Past, Present, Future is a series of four events, each starting with a presentation by a panel of speakers, followed by group discussion. 

The third event will focus on current barriers to voting, such as incarceration, accessibility, ID requirements, gerrymandering, COVID-19 and other present-day challenges.

Four speakers will present historical context and guide discussion. The presenters are:

Lindsay Sabadosa, Massachusetts Representative, 1st Hampshire District

Lois Ahrens, founder of the Real Cost of Prisons Project

David Daley, author of Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy

Dr. Kathleen Banks Nutter, historian, independent scholar (Moderator)

This program is funded in part by Mass Humanities, which receives support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and is an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

         

Date:
Monday, September 21, 2020
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Categories:
  Adult Events     Community Conversations     Local History     One-Time Events     Teen Events     The Right to Vote: Past, Present, Future     Virtual  

Registration is required. There are 252 seats available.

Event Organizer

Faith Kaufmann