Past Event

It's Complicated: Latino Voters in the 2020 Elections

January 21, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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This exciting panel is designed to promote a critical and complex conversation on the role and impact of Latinos in the last electoral cycle and consider questions for the future. Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, will lead the discussion with key leaders in the fields of law, politics, journalism and grassroots organizing. This event serves as a follow up to the post-2016 election panel entitled, “What Really Happened? Latinos and the 2016 Elections.”

Panelists include:

  • Marisa Franco, Director, Not1More Deportation Campaign & Mijente
  • Manuel Natal Albelo, lawyer and politician; former at-large member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives 
  • Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Professor of English, Columbia University 
  • Yamil Velez, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Columbia University
  • Julio Ricardo Varela, journalist, Senior Digital Editor for Latino USA