Voting Rights Barriers in California Today

The League of Women Voters of San Francisco (LWVSF) and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR) jointly released Voting Rights Barriers in California Today,a five-part digital media education series addressing contemporary voting rights barriers and discrimination in California.

The digital video series, designed to educate and inform all Californians concerned about voting rights, is based on Voting Rights Barriers & Discrimination in Twenty-First Century California: 2000-2013 (Joanna E. Cuevas Ingram and Rachel Evans, LCCR, March 2014).

The series is hosted by The Honorable Judge Karen Clopton, League of Women Voters of San Francisco, and features a number of expert guest panelists, including (in order of appearance):

Joanna Cuevas Ingram, Esq., Equal Justice Works Fellow, LCCR
Rachel Evans, Esq., Georgetown Law Fellow, LCCR
Dorsey Nunn, Executive Director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children and Co-Founder of All of Us or None
Michelle Romero, Claiming our Democracy Director, The Greenlining Institute
Ted Jackson, Community Organizing Director, California Foundation for Independent Living Centers


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To learn more about Voting Rights Barriers in California Today, view the full program


Or watch shorter segments of the film on particular areas of interest below.

Introduction to voting rights barriers in California

Vote dilution and discrimination

Disenfranchisement of currently and formerly incarcerated Californians

Language access

Disability Access

Policy Recommendations

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