Equip for Equality - Northeastern Illinois Office
Illinois Legal Aid Online
|Date:||Wednesday, August 22, 2012|
|Time:||09:30 AM - 11:00 AM|
|Location:||20 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60602
|Speakers:|| Ruth Brown, ACLU
Cheryl Jansen, Equip for Equality
Melissa Picciola, Equip for Equality
The next meeting of the Disability Rights Consortium will take place on Wednesday August 22nd from 9:30-11:00 at Equip for Equality (20 North Michigan, Suite 300 in Chicago). The focus of the meeting will be voting issues for people with disabilities.
Our speakers will be: Melissa Picciola, Equip for Equality, who will discuss the impact of the Help America Vote Act 10 years after its passage; Ruth Brown, ACLU of Illinois, who will discuss voter suppression efforts nationally and in Illinois including voter identification laws, restrictions on early voting and restrictions of get out the vote efforts; and Cheryl Jansen, Equip for Equality, who will discuss current challenges people with disabilities face in exercising their right to vote
Attendees will have the opportunity to register to vote and attorneys who attend will receive 1.5 hours of Continuing Legal Education credit. Attendees who need a reasonable accommodation to attend, should contact Barry Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This live webcast is over; the archived webcast (linked below), is eligible for MCLE credit.
This live webcast event is over, you can view an archive of this event by clicking below:
Disability Rights Consortium at Equip for Equality - Voting Issues Impacting People with Disabilities
|Click on the link(s) below to open the attached files.|
|2012 EFE VOTER GUIDE.docx||OCX||47.1KB|
|The Help America Vote Act 10 years Later 8-12.pptx||PTX||439.4KB|