SXSW 2023

Voting is a Civil Rights Issue


Our country continues to take steps backward when it comes to civil liberties and voting rights when we should be expanding those rights and making it easier for everyone to participate in the democratic process.

In this panel, leaders in the fight for civil rights and voting access will be sharing their insight into how we can expand access to voting for marginalized groups.

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  1. Despite attacks on our democracy, there are growing efforts across the country to make voting easier.
  2. Innovative ideas to make our democracy more inclusive, including ranked choice voting and mobile voting, are gaining momentum.
  3. We can fight back against regressive policies and fight for a more inclusive democracy and preserve voting rights for future generations.



Nomalanga Shields, Associate, Tusk Philanthropies

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Civic Engagement
  • Track 2
  • Level: Intermediate

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