Commissioners will hear from the community regarding challenges, successes and opportunities for reform in all aspects of voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska Read More »
- August 01, 2013 President Obama Recognizes the 50th Anniversary of the Lawyers' Committee with White House Reception August 1, 2013. A reception will be held today in the East Room of the White House with the President, Lawyers' Committee founding members, board members and current leadership as well as other distinguished guests. Read More »
- Apr 14 Democrats finally make voting rights a top priority For years, voting-rights advocates have been quietly urging Democrats and the Obama administration to fully embrace the fight over access to the ballot as a defining civil-rights issue of our day. This was the week when it finally happened.
- Apr 11 National Commission on Voting Rights Hears from Voters in Florida, Boston and Alabama Last week, at NCVR public hearings voters, activists, and voting rights advocates gathered in Miami, Birmingham, and Boston to share their experiences of the voting challenges they continue to face in their states.
- Apr 10 National Commission on Voting Rights Hearing – Kansas City, Missouri Commissioners will hear from voters, community leaders, advocates and elections officials regarding challenges, successes and opportunities for reform in all aspects of voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska