Are you a journalist writing about the upcoming elections and looking for sources or a nonprofit wondering how to mobilize communities to vote? Find out what issues are impacting ethnic communities this election year and campaigns to engage
these communities to create stronger civic engagement. This panel discussion is co-presented with IL Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.
Where:Tuesday, October 2nd from 10AM to 11:30AM
When: Columbia College Campus
In this panel discussion attendees will:
- Connect with organizations working to engage communities to vote.
- Learn about the reality about voter turnout in ethnic communities, why this matters, and how you can chart and report on it.
- Find out what's at stake for ethnic communities this election year.
- Gain insights on initiatives by local nonprofits to mobilize ethnic communities to vote.
Panelist include: Isabel Anadon (Latino Policy Forum), Kathleen Jung Hee Fernicola (Asian American Institute), Michael Calamese (NEIU, Carrruthers Center for Inner City Studies), and Abdelnasser Rashid (IL Coalition for Immigrants and Refugee Rights). Moderated by Stephen Franklin (Community Media Workshop).
Though this is a free event, space is limited, and registration is required to reserve your place.
ethnic news media project director
Community Media Workshop