Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Black Friday Webinar Series: Voting Matters

Date: January 21, 2021
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Oluwatoni Elewa-Gidado (Toni), a third year public policy major, will interview University of Maryland alum Gideon Epstein '19 about his experiences working to advance voter rights and equality while at UMD and at the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Gideon’s work focuses on state and federal voting advocacy and the continued efforts to end voter suppression. Toni and Giedon will engage in a discussion regarding the policies created to protect voting rights in the United States and how the SPP community can support those efforts. The two will conclude the conversation leaving faculty, staff, students and the public with a call to action on ensuring this essential component of democracy is strengthened.