Race, Redistricting, and Representation


Recent changes to the structure of the Pasadena, Texas city council threaten to disenfranchise the Latino community. This panel will discuss how the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the Voting Rights Act opened the door to this kind of manipulation, and how election rule manipulation affects Latino, black, and other communities.

Allison Riggs
Senior Attorney, Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Ernest Herrera
Staff Attorney, MALDEF

Kathay Feng
Executive Director, California Common Cause & National Redistricting Director

Moderator - George Cheung
Program Director, Joyce Foundation’s Democracy Program

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