19th Amendment at 100: The Struggle for Voting Rights in America

August 18, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

From the Front Line

The fourth in our summer series, UCLA Law faculty, alumni, and experts discuss some of the most pressing legal and societal issues facing us today.

19th Amendment at 100: The Struggle for Voting Rights in America

Tuesday, August 18 at 5 PM

August 18th marks the one hundredth anniversary of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote. Join us for a conversation as we reflect on this landmark legislation and how the struggle for voting rights and protections still resonates in 2020.

Panelists:

  • Ellen DuBois, Professor Emeritus, UCLA College History Department; Author of Suffrage: Women's Long Battle for the Vote (2020)
  • Kathay Feng '96, National Redistricting Director, Common Cause
  • Celinda Lake, President, Lake Research Partners
  • Celinda Vázquez, Vice President of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
  • Sonni Waknin '20, Managing Legal Fellow, UCLA Voting Rights Project

Moderated by Jennifer Mnookin, Dean and Ralph and Shirley Shapiro Professor of Law

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This is the fourth installment in our From the Front Line talks. Recordings from previous presentations can be found on UCLA Law's YouTube channel.