Turn Up Tuesday to Empower Latino Voters, Confront Barriers to the Ballot

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto to join Facebook Live event on Tuesday

RENO, Nev.  –  The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and All Voting is Local, with its joint And Still I Votecampaign, will raise awareness about the power of the Latino vote, discuss challenges Latino voters face at the polls, and urge officials across the country to ensure fair, safe, and accessible elections.

This event is part of Turn Up Tuesdays, a weekly national call to action to ensure people are informed and activated to vote in November. Turn Up Tuesdays is dedicated to ensuring that upcoming elections do not encounter the disarray that voters experienced across the country, in states like Wisconsin and Georgia.

 

Tuesday, July 21

5:30 p.m. EST

Turn Up Tuesday Facebook Live Event – The Leadership Conference and All Voting is Local will focus on Nevada to discuss barriers that Latino voters in the state face including: language access issues, disproportionate ballot rejection rates, and voting amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

 

Speakers

Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada)

Kerry Durmick, Nevada state director, All Voting is Local

Vanessa Gonzalez, executive vice president of field and member services, The Leadership Conference (moderator)

Bethany Khan, Culinary Workers Union Local 226 

Maria Nieto Orta, Nevada state coordinator, Mi Familia Vota