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ONLINE—Voting Rights for Incarcerated Californians

July 20 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm

Free

In November 2020, California voted to refranchise 50,000 parolees under Prop 17, sparking a broader conversation about voting rights for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated citizens. What is the situation today? How has this question been discussed throughout state history?  Join us on Zoom on July 20 at 4pm for California on the Ballot: Voting Rights for Incarcerated Californians. To register, use the link below.

Wednesday, June 22 11:00-12:15 pm PST

Moderator: Dr. Brady Heiner, Founder & Executive Director, CSU Project Rebound Consortium  Speakers: Dr. Andrew Dilts, scholar and author of Punishment and Inclusion: Race, Membership, and the Limits of American Liberalism Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, faculty director of Calstate LA’s BA program at Lancaster state prison, as well as The WordsUncaged and Paws For Life programs at Lancaster State Prison, Mule Creek State Prison and CMC Prison.  Romarilyn Ralston, M.L.A, Program Director, Project Rebound at Cal State Fullerton and the Co-Chair of the CSU Project Rebound Consortium Policy and Advocacy Committee Through California On The Ballot, California Humanities invites the people of California and beyond to reflect and talk—with neighbors, historians, election experts, and more—about the past, present, and future of electoral engagement in California. To sign up for upcoming events, visit www.calhum.org. This event is made possible by funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of their A More Perfect Union initiative. For more information, please write to Kirsten Vega at kvega@calhum.org.

 

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Date:
July 20
Time:
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Zoom
CA United States