VOTING RIGHTS ACT: THE BATTLE CONTINUES
Wednesday, August 3, 2005: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
August 6, 2005 marks the 40th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA). While the VRA has been extremely successful in ending discriminatory practices like literacy tests and poll taxes work remains to ensuring that everyone has the opportunity. Learn what’s next for the Voting Rights Act, how you can plug in to local events celebrating its 40th anniversary and how you can get involved in the fight to ensure that voting rights are secured for everyone.