Making Democracy Work

Redistricting and Gerrymandering in America and Ohio: The Effort to Reform How Districts Are Drawn

WHEN, WHERE AND OTHER DETAILS

Thursday, April 19, 2018 ~ 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Kent United Church of Christ, 1400 E. Main St.
Kent, OH 44240
Free and Open to the Public

PANELISTS

M.L.Schultze, reporter, WKSU
Vernon Sykes, (D) senator, Ohio district 28
Catherine Turcer, director, Common Cause Ohio; co-leader, Fair Districts Ohio

MODERATOR

Barbara Hispsman Springer, Kent State University

FOCUS

This forum will look at the redistricting issue from national and local perspectives. The panelists will discuss Issue 1, a ballot initiative on the May 8 primary, which would reform how Ohio draws district lines for U.S. Congress. The panel will also discuss the expectations for other voting rights issues in 2018, the 2020 Census, and more. For more information, click here.To print a flyer for the event, click here.

SPONSORS

League of Women Voters of Kent
Common Cause
Women's Center
Kent Environmental Council
Portage County NAACP