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

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

September 21 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EDT

Funded by Mass Humanities
Cost: Free

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, citizenship status, accessibility, ID requirements, transportation, voting on reservations, and gerrymandering.

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

Lois Ahrens, founder of the Real Cost of Prisons Project

Dr. Donald C. Baumer, Professor of Government at Smith College

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

Pioneer Valley Workers Center – speaker TBA

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.

Details

Date:
September 21
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://forbeslibrary.org/events/right-to-vote/

Venue

Forbes Library
20 West St
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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Phone:
413-587-1013
Website:
https://forbeslibrary.org

Other

Format
panel discussion
If yes, Grant ID #
038-20
Region
CT Valley

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