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Latinos and the Future of Voting and Civil Rights

June 28, 2024 4:00 PM

Latinos and the Future of Voting and Civil Rights

In 2024, democracy is under significant threat, with voting rights hanging in the balance. Given the substantial influence Latinos hold in shaping election outcomes, it's vital to re-examine the state of voting rights in 2024. How does political illiteracy, lack of information on voting procedures, and voter suppression affect minority participation at the ballot box? What missteps have been made, and what actions can civil rights organizations take to tackle these challenges?

Speakers:

Domingo Garcia

National President, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

Gaby Pacheco

President and CEO, TheDream.US

Thomas A. Saenz

MALDEF President and General Counsel

Max Sevillia

Senior Vice President of National Affairs, Anti-Defamation League

Alphonso David

President & CEO of the Global Black Economic Forum