"Your vote (really) matters! Come learn why at the inaugural University of Mississippi Voting Summit in Bishop Hall from Friday, March 25 – Saturday, March 26, 2022. A keynote address from Tuft University’s Institute for Higher Education & Democracy's Director Nancy Thomas will begin at 6 pm on Friday followed by related breakout sessions from various campus organizations on Saturday at 10 am. Free food (dinner on Friday and light breakfast on Saturday) is provided for all who register! Sign up now on the forUM or at bit.ly/UMvotes22.
"This year’s featured breakout session presenters include: the League of Women Voters Oxford / North Mississippi, UM Voting Ambassadors, UM Andrew Goodman Foundation, Young Americans for Freedoms, UM’s Associated Student Body, UM Society for Blacks in Political Studies, the Declaration of Independence Center Freedom Fellows, Period@UM, and the UM Environmental Coalition."
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Voting Matters: A Look at Voting Rights and Suppression after 2020
Thursday, April 15th, 2021
5:00pm to 6:15pm (CDT)
Join us for this free virtual event as we discuss current issues relating to voter registration and suppression in the LOU (Lafayette County, City of Oxford, and University of Mississippi) Community and across the Country. Speakers will include representatives from the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council Oxford to the Ballot Box initiative, Mississippi Votes, the Oxford Chapter of the League of Women Voters, and the UM Andrew Goodman Foundation Team. Brief presentations will be followed by what we expect to be a spirited Q&A with the panelists and attendees.
Panelists include: Caroline Leonard - UM Andrew Goodman Foundation Fellow; Kynnedi Taylor-Henry - League of Women Voters Oxford-Northern Mississippi; Jarrius Adams and Jaycee Brown - Mississippi Votes); and Jon Winet - Oxford to the Ballot Box.
Your attendance and participation are welcome in this timely, informative and lively presentation and conversation.
REGISTER Questions? Don't hesitate to contact us.
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