Why Policy Matters: Access, Equity, and Voting in the U.S.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join the SIPA Diversity Committee in exploring how policy has shaped access to voting in the US.

Our panelists will share four varying perspectives on why policy matters in the enhancement or suppression of voter engagement within their area of work, community, and constituents. Sponsored by the SIPA Diversity Committee as part of the Dean's Seminar Series on Race and Policy. Reception to follow.

Speakers include:
Mayor Michael Nutter, Professor of Practice (Introductions), School of International and Public Affairs
Jonathan Brater, Council, Democracy Program Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law
Farai Chideya, Program Officer, Ford Foundation
Alex Hertel-Fernandez, Assistant Professor, School of International and Public Affairs
Irene Jor, New York Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Chiraag Bains, Director of Legal Strategies, Demos: An equal say and an equal chance for al