UCLA: “Coloring the Vote: Race, Politics, and Disenfranchisement” A Major Conference on Voting Rights

The UCLA Asian American Studies Center, American Indian Studies Center, Bunche Center for African American Studies, and the Chicano Studies Research Center cordially invites you to attend an important public event just before the upcoming California presidential primary election.

“Coloring the Vote: Race, Politics, and Disenfranchisement” A Major Conference on Voting Rights will feature keynote speaker Greg Palast, a renowned BBC investigative journalist and author of the New York Times bestsellers Armed Madhouse (2006) and The Best Democracy Money Can Buy (2002).

The conference also features distinguished politicians, civil rights advocates, researchers, and journalists who will address the conference theme and engage with participants.

Saturday, January 26, 2008
9:30am – 5:30pm
UCLA Covel Commons, Grand Horizon Room

The conference is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required: https://www.gdnet.ucla.edu/rsvp/?Event=IACVOTE2008. For more information: 310-825-4023 or aascrsvp@aasc.ucla.edu. For Directions and a map to the campus, go to http://www.ucla.edu/map. Parking is available for $8/day at Sunset Village Parking, next to Covell Commons at UCLA.

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