March 19, 2015

Voting Rights Symposium - Defending Voting Rights through State Legislative and Administrative Advocacy

Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act of 1965, Voting Rights Symposium

Katie O'Connor

American Constitution Society
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Eileen O'Connor

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Begin: 1:00

Kathay Feng

Common Cause
Begin: 3:20

Bret Healy

National Congress of American Indians
Begin: 24:50

Marissa Liebling

Just Vote Illinois
Begin: 37:55

Tram Nguyen

Virginia New Majority
Begin: 14:36
On March 19, 2015 ACS hosted the Symposium on Voting Rights in the States. Experts discussed the new state of voting rights in a day long symposium in Atlanta, Georgia. The second panel of the day considered how voting rights advocates could use legislative and administrative advocacy to protect voting rights. 
The panel featured: 
Eileen O'Connor, Senior Counsel, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
Kathay Feng, Executive Director, California Common Cause; National Redistricting Director, Common Cause
Bret Healy, Consultant, National Congress of American Indians
Marissa Liebling, Legislative Counsel, Just Vote Illinois
Tram Nguyen, Co-Executive Director, Virginia New Majority