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Omaha Table Talk | One Person, No Voice: Voter Suppression 2020

October 31, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Omaha Table Talk | One Person, No Voice: Voter Suppression 2020


The United States has a history of suppressing the votes of minority groups. In the 21st century we still see methods of voter suppression being deployed across the country. The Voting Rights Act (VRA) was the most substantial protection for marginalized voters, that was until it was dismantled by a supreme court ruling in 2013. Shelby County v. Holder was a landmark ruling that deemed the VRA unnecessary in modern times. As a result, there has been a rise in different tactics shrouded in language sounding as though it is meant to preserve the integrity of our election, yet has the impact of disenfranchising minority groups. What is the state of voter suppression in Nebraska? In our nation? What do we look for, how do we advocate and how do we preserve the right of all citizens to vote? 


Join Inclusive Communities and our Panelists: 


Danielle Conrad, Executive Director of the ACLU Nebraska 

Lucia Pedroza, Senior Organizer, Heartland Workers Center

Nathan Johnson, Student Activist and Community Organizer

Brad Christian-Sallis, Voting Rights Field Director, Civic Nebraska 


To discuss the state of Voter’s Rights and what we can do about it. 



11:30-11:45am | Check-in and get food

11:45am-1:00pm | Panel and Table Discussion

Omaha Table Talk is a program which ensures everyone has a seat at the table – inviting all to take part in an open and honest dialogue about race, ethnicity, and other forms of difference, while enjoying a complimentary meal. 

This event is free, open to the public (age 15 and older), ASL interpretation available, wheelchair accessible, and vegan/allergy-friendly. Registration is strongly encouraged so that specific diet requirements can be taken into account.  


 Please address questions or concerns about this event to katherine@inclusive-communities.org.



October 31, 2019
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


UNO Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, Room 201
6001 Dodge Street CEC
Omaha, NE 68182 United States


Inclusive Communities


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