What: Panel Discussion/Forum

Topic: “Redistricting and the Continued Relevance of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act”

When: Monday, August 8, 2011

 Time: 6 pm to 8 pm

Where: Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church  407 Auburn Ave. Atlanta, Ga. 30312.

The panel will be moderated by Sally Yates – United States Attorney Northern District of Georgia,  Department of Justice.

The speakers will include:

  • Julie Fernandes  – United States Deputy Assistant Attorney General -Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice
  • GA Representative Stacey Abrams: Democratic House Minority Leader
  • Jerry Gonzalez: Director, Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials
  • Judy Yi: Programs Director, Center for Pan Asian Community Services, Inc.
  • Bill Nigut: Southeast Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League
  • Elisabeth MacNamara: President, League of Women Voters of the United States
  • Fred McBride, Ph.D: Redistricting Coordinator I Research Analyst, American Civil Liberties Union, Voting Rights Project
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