Voting Restoration and Why it Matters for Latinxs

When: April 18, 2018 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Summary: A survey we conducted in collaboration with Latino Decisions found 76% of Latinxs support restoring voting rights for formerly incarcerated individuals. In this Facebook live we will talk about why rights restoration is so important for Latinxs.

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A national survey that we conducted in collaboration with Latino Decisions found that 76% of Latinxs support restoring voting rights for formerly incarcerated individuals after they have paid their debt to society. In this Facebook live we will talk about the various reasons why Latinxs have such a strong support for this issue and why excessively punitive policies that disproportionately marginalize the Latinx vote. RSVP on our website if you would like resources for rights restoration or want to help local campaigns!
Featuring:

Host: Maritza Perez, Senior Policy Analyst for Criminal Justice Reform at the Center for American Progress.

Guest: Juan Cartagena, President and General Counsel at LatinoJustice.

Guest: David Ayala, Community Organizer in LatinoJustice’s Southeast Office.

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