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Arizona Voting Rights: Public Meeting hosted by Arizona Advisory Committee

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Arizona Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights is hosting a public meeting to hear testimony regarding potential barriers to voting such as language access, access to the polls, early voting, and voter registration that may have a disparate impact on voters on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin. This meeting is free and open to the public.

Tentative agenda as follows:

  • Opening Remarks and Introductions (9:00—9:15 a.m.)
    • Government and Election Officials (9:15—10:30 a.m.)
    • Advocacy Organizations (10:45—11:45 a.m.)
  • Break (12:00—1:15 p.m.)
    • Election and Voting Experts (1:30—2:30 p.m.)
    • Voter Perspectives (2:45—3:45 p.m.)
    • Open Forum (4:00—4:45 p.m.)
  • Closing Remarks (4:45 —5:00 p.m.)

The Committee will hear public testimony during the open forum session, 4:00 to 4:45 pm. Please arrive early if you wish to address the Committee. Members of the public may submit written comments to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as the record will remain open for thirty days following the hearing. For more information please contact the Western Regional Office of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

A Livestream of the event is available at the following location:

http://mediasite.law.asu.edu/media/Play/e9c78521e91e4e8ebde7612848b8a1361d

Meeting Flyers and Press Release (PDFs)

About The Arizona Advisory Committee to the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, established by the Civil Rights Act of 1957, is the only independent, bipartisan agency charged with advising the President and Congress on civil rights and reporting annually on federal civil rights enforcement. Our 51 state Advisory Committees offer a broad perspective on civil rights concerns at state and local levels. The Commission: in our 7th decade, a continuing legacy of influence in civil rights. For information about the Commission, please visit http://www.usccr.gov and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

*Agenda is subject to change according to panelist availability

Details

Date:
March 9
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizer

The Arizona Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
Phone:
213-894-3437
Website:
http://www.usccr.gov/

Venue

Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
Fifth Floor Conference Center 111 E. Taylor Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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