Gerrymandering Forum- LaSalle branch library 3232 Ardmore Trail S.Bend

17 Oct

LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT THE LWVEC MEETING WEDNESDAY, BUT I THOUGHT YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN THIS FORUM.  CHAS AND I WILL BE GOING

The Community Forum for Economic Justice will hold a public forum on the issue of redistricting and gerrymandering. Topics of discussion will include
— how the democratic process is thwarted through the manipulation of local and federal districts that favor the party in power
— various mechanisms used to suppress voter participation
— the case before the Supreme Court, Gill v. Whitford, which challenges the constitutionality of the partisan gerrymandering plan drawn up by the Wisconsin legislature in 2011

When: Tuesday, October 17, 7 PM
Where: LaSalle branch library, 3232 Ardmore Trail, South Bend

Panel:
Lisa A Plencner,
Court Administrator, St Joseph Circuit Court
Past Co-President, League of Women Voters, Indiana
Bob Raz, Indivisible Indiana District 2
Moderator: Darryl Heller, Director, Civil Rights Heritage Center

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