voting rights


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Tiana Epps-Johnson is the executive director of the nonprofit Center for Tech and Civic Life, which provides training and resources to local election officials. The center also maintains a nationwide dataset of election information, accessible by request, which can tell voters what’s on their ballot and who are their elected officials.

Updated 04/03/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Kat Calvin is the founder of Spread the Vote, a nonprofit organization that helps people obtain IDs for jobs, housing, medical care and voting. She is an expert on voting rights. Calvin is one of the 2018 Fast Company 100 Most Creative People in Business and has been a Business Insider 30 Under 30.

Updated 04/16/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , ,

Elizabeth OuYang is a civil rights attorney and advocate. She is an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights and New York University’s College of Arts and Science. Her areas of expertise include voting, immigration, media accountability, and combating hate crimes and police brutality.

Updated 04/23/21 | Location: Connecticut | Subjects: ,

Khalilah Brown-Dean is an associate professor of political science and senior director for Inclusive Excellence at Quinnipiac University. Her research interests include the political dynamics surrounding the criminal justice system, especially as it relates to voting rights policies.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Sarah Audelo is the executive director of the Alliance for Youth Action, a network of youth activist organizations. She is an expert in the youth and millennial electorate. Previously, Audelo was the political and field director for Rock The Vote and millennial vote director for the 2016 Clinton campaign.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Michael Kang is the William G. and Virginia K. Karnes Research Professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and a nationally recognized expert on campaign finance, voting rights, redistricting, judicial elections and corporate governance.

Updated 04/01/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Matt Barreto is a political science and Chicana/o and Central American studies professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the co-founder of Latino Decisions, a polling firm that looks at the political opinions of this increasingly influential group. Time called Latino Decisions the “gold-standard in Latino American polling.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Sherrilyn Ifill is president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Previously, she was a professor of law at the University of Maryland and assistant counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, where she litigated voting rights cases. Among her cases is Houston Lawyers’ Association vs.