Democracy and Disenfranchisement: The Right to Vote in Perilous Times
Friday, October 23rd, 2020 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The Public Policy Center is proud to co-sponsor this event with the UI Center for Human Rights.


Noon -opening remarks - Paul Pate, Iowa Secretary of State

12:10 - 1:00pm  - Keynote "Protecting the Right to Vote in 2020" - Sophia Kin Latin, National Deputy Director, Voting Rights Project ACLU

1:15 - 2:30pm - "In Conversation: Barriers to Voting and How We Can Overcome Them" - Deidre DeJear, Moderator

2:45 - 4:00pm - Voting in Iowa: Know Your Rights Training and Q&A

  • Reyma McCoy McDeid, Central Iowa Center for Independent Living
  • Nick Salazar, Iowa State Director, LULAC
  • Kameron Middlebrooks, Former NAACP Regional Field Director, Minority Business Coordinator for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
  • Daniel Zeno, Policy and Advocacy Director, ACLU Iowa
  • Travis Weipert, Johnson County Auditor

More information here.