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YWomenVote2020 Virtual Town Hall: Registering & Mobilizing Women of Color in the 2020 Election
As the nation faces a reckoning to address racial justice, it will also face another reckoning force in November at the polls. Women of Color. Amid COVID-19, strict voter ID laws, discriminatory voter purges, limited voting hours and voting locations, language barriers, and other voter suppression tactics continue to undermine the participation of communities of color in the electoral process.

Want to know what it will take to get women of color to the polls in November, safely? Want to know what their priorities are? YWCA has the answers!

On August 6th, the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, join YWCA USA and an expert panel of women of color who will explore the effects of efforts to curtail voting, especially for women and communities of color, and ways to protect their right to vote.

Speakers include:
• Alejandra Castillo, CEO, YWCA USA
• Christine Chen, Executive Director, APIAVote
• Alicia Garza, Strategy & Partnerships Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Founder of Black Futures Lab and Co-Creator #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network
• Sarah Eagle Heart, Co-Founder/Co-CEO, Return to The Heart Foundation
• María Teresa Kumar, President & CEO, Voto Latino
• Shilpa Phadke, Vice President - Women's Initiative, Center for American Progress
• Mónica Ramírez, Founder & President, Justice for Migrant Women

Together, we can ensure women of color are the electoral powerhouse they are known to be.

*By registering today, you agree to receive e-mail and/or text notices on important issues related to eliminating racism and empowering women from YWCA USA and its tele-town hall partner organizations. Providing your cell phone number acknowledges that YWCA USA and its partners may send recurring text message to your cell phone. Organizations will never charge for alerts, but carrier messages and data rates may apply.

Aug 6, 2020 03:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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