“The 2000 Election: Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead for Voting in America”

This looks to be a great event on Dec. 17 (RSVP):

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and The NAACP Voter Fund present

The 2000 Election:

Lessons Learned and the Road Ahead for Voting in America

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. 9:00 – 9:10 a.m.

9:10 – 10:30 a.m.

National Press Club

529 14th Street, NW Thursday, December 17, 2015 8:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Continental Breakfast
Opening Remarks: Wade Henderson, President &CEO,

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Panel # 1: Recap of The 2000 Election and Emergence of Modern Election Protection

Moderator: Lisa Bornstein, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Historic Voter Mobilization in 2000: Greg Moore, NAACP-National Voter Fund

Lessons learned from Florida 2000 and Continuing Barriers to Voting: Liz Kennedy, Demos

Outgrowth of Election Protection Programs: Marcia Johnson-Blanco, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Best Practices for Effective Election Administration: Allegra Chapman, Common Cause Remarks: Findings from the 2000 Florida Hearings of US Commission on Civil Rights:

Eddie Hailes, Advancement Project

Panel # 2: Election Administration and Voting Machine Integrity in 2016 Elections

Moderator: Adam Ambrogi, The Democracy Fund
Summary of Brennan Center Report on Voting Machines: Chris Famighelli,

Brennan Center at NYU
EAC Preparation for 2016 Elections: Thomas Hicks, US Election Assistance Commission,

Update on Voting Machine Certification Process: Matt Masterson, US Election Assistance Commission

How SOSs are preparing for the 2016 Elections: Leslie Reynolds, National Association of Secretaries of State

10:30 – 10:40 a.m. 10:45 – 12:15 p.m.

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