Rep. Veasey Leads Voting Rights Discussion

Apr 2, 2019
Press Release
Panel Will Address How to Defeat Republican Voter Suppression Tactics In Anticipation of 2020 Targeted Attacks

Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow, April 4th, Rep. Veasey will host a Voting Rights panel discussion on persistent voter suppression tactics in America. The conversation will include Rep. Terri Sewell, Rep. John Sarbanes, and leading national voting rights organizations. Rep. Veasey will lead the conversation on addressing Republican voter suppression tactics that target communities of color, seniors, and people with disabilities. This event is free and open to the public.   

WHAT: 
Voting Rights Briefing Panel 

WHO: 
Rep. Marc Veasey 
Rep. John Sarbanes
Rep. Terri Sewell
Special Guest


PANELISTS: 
Hilary O. Shelton, NAACP
Leigh Chapman, Director of Voting Rights for the Leadership Conference 
Sonia Gill, ACLU
Porsha White, Let America Vote 
Myrna Perez, The Brennan Center 

Moderator: Andrew Aydin, Policy Adviser to Rep. John Lewis 


LOCATION/TIME: 

2175 Rayburn House Office Building 
11:30AM- 12:30PM


TUNE IN: 

FB LIVESTREAM: www.facebook.com/CongressmanVeasey 
TWITTER LIVEhttps://twitter.com/OfficialCBC 


MEDIA: 
This event is open to the press. Media is invited to interview the Congressman prior to the briefing. Please contact Anna Pacilio at anna.pacilio@mail.house.gov or at (202) 590-6054 to coordinate.