Events

Past Event

Elections and Human Rights Discussion Series: Voting Rights and Incarceration

October 6, 2020
12:10 PM
Online

Columbia University's Institute for the Study of Human Rights hosts a panel discussion examining how incarceration affects the exercise of voting rights. Experts will discuss issues including voting in prisons, restoration of voting rights, and the advocacy and political engagement work of formerly incarcerated persons.

Panelists Include: 

  • Norris Henderson, Voice of the Experienced in Louisiana
  • Jennifer Holmes - NAACP LDF
  • Kevin Morris - Brennan Center's Voting Rights and Elections Program
  • Nicole D. Porter, Director of Advocacy - Sentencing Project

Moderated by: 

  • Professor Bernard Harcourt