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American Voter Project: Census 2020 and Redistricting

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American Voter Project: Census 2020 and Redistricting

Event Info

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Rotunda

Event Contact

The Holder Initiative
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER Voting is fundamental to democracy, but American trust in “one person one vote” has been compromised in recent years by Electoral College outcomes, allegations of voter suppression and voter fraud, and gerrymandering of Congressional boundaries. Concerns about election hacking will only increase as voting becomes more digitized. This series of events will bring together scholars, politicians, journalists, activists, artists, students, and community members to discuss key issues that influence American voting today. Join the Holder Initiative for a panel discussion (5:00–6:00 p.m.) about the upcoming Census 2020 and redistricting, followed by a student reception (6:00-7:00 p.m.). Panelists: Eric H. Holder Jr. CC'73, LAW'76; 82nd Attorney General of the United States John H. Thompson, Former Director of the U.S. Census Bureau Natasha Korgaonkar GSAS'04, LAW'07, BUS'18, Former Assistant Counsel at NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Nina Perales, Vice President of Litigation, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) *Panelists subject to change.
Registration for this event is required. Please Note: This event is not open to the public.