League of Women Voters of Ohio
2-Part Panel Discussion
Access & Barriers to Voting: Where is Ohio now?
Join us for a 2-part series examining Ohio’s election system and its impact on voter access – what are the access points, where are the barriers, and how do Ohioans ensure their vote is counted.
Hosted by League of Women Voters of Ohio, in partnership with Ohio Voter Rights Coalition, Common Cause, All Voting Is Local, A. Philip Randolph Institute, OhioVotes, and Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio.
Real Talk Leagues: LWV Hudson, LWV Greater Cleveland, LWV Akron Area, LWV Kent, LWV Canton Area, LWV Oberlin Area
Understanding Ohio Elections: Access, Challenges, Rights
Monday, Sept 14, 2020, 7:00-8:30pm
OPENING SPEAKER: Dr. Deborah Turner, President, LWVUS
MODERATED BY: Jen Miller, Executive Director, LWV Ohio
Pooja Chaudhuri, Associate Counsel, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights
André Washington, President, A. Philip Randolph Institute of Ohio
Kayla S. Griffin, Ohio State Director, All Voting Is Local, Ohio
Terry L. Burton, Director, Wood County Board of Elections
Understanding Ohio Elections: Access, Challenges, Rights walks through the Ohio election process, details Ohio’s 3 options for voting, addresses challenges with in-person and mail-in voting, and offers best practices to ensure your vote counts.
Equitable Voter Access: The Long Road to Access – Are We There Yet?
Monday, Sept 21, 2020, 7:00-8:30pm
OPENING SPEAKER: Dr. Elizabeth Smith-Pryor, Professor of History, Kent State University
MODERATED BY: Jocelyn L. Travis, Voter Services Chair, LWV Ohio; Organizing Mgr, Sierra Club
Lilly Cavanaugh, Executive Director, Latino Affairs Commission
Rev. Raymond Greene, Executive Director, The Freedom Bloc
Kevin Truitt, Legal Advocacy Director, Disability Rights Ohio
Kevin Walter, Advocacy & Community Outreach, International Institute of Akron
Maria Bruno, Civic Engagement Coord & Policy Analyst, Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio