This fall, Utah State University will begin a six-part, virtual celebration of voting rights and a discussion about challenges facing United States democracy today. The public symposium commemorates both the centennial of women’s suffrage nationally and the 1965 Voting Rights Acts.
On October 22, ACLU of Utah Legal Director John Mejia will participate in a round-table discussion on Utah's role in the national debate over voting rights. The event is free and open to the public.
Roundtable: Utah in the National Debate
October 22, 2020
Moderated by Dr. Christy Glass
- James Courage Singer, Diversity Fellow in Sociology & Ethnic Studies Salt Lake Community College; Former Candidate for U.S. Congress.
- Katherine Kitterman, Historical Director for Better Days 2020, American University
- John Mejia, Legal Director of the ACLU of Utah
- Jeanetta Williams, President of NAACP, Salt Lake Branch
- Sheri Newton, Voting Access Director, Disability Law Center
Register for this event: https://usu-edu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_p9FBWYCCQfmBk-jB6-I02g