Session Type(s): Screening Series
Starts: Thursday, Jul. 11 2:30 PM
Ends: Thursday, Jul. 11 4:45 PM
Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook” exposes how our most important right, the right to vote, is being undercut by a decade of dirty tricks and political shenanigans—from gerrymandering to new voter restriction laws and from wide-scale voter purges to the 2013 gutting of the Voting Rights Act by the Supreme Court.
Immediately Following the Screening:
A special conversation “How Can We Protect Voting Rights In a Challenging Time?, “between Rigged Co-Executive Producer Mac Heller and Bill Cobb, Philadelphia based national activist, Principal Cobblestone Solutions, Former Commissioner of the National Commission for Voter Justice, Former Deputy Director, ACLU Smart Justice Campaign and Janet Diaz, Councilwoman from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and 2020 Candidate for the Pennsylvania State Legislature, District #13. Naila Awan is a civil and human rights lawyer who joined Demos in February 2015. She works to help address practices and policies that restrict the ability of individuals to engage in the democratic process and repress voices of traditionally marginalized communities.