October 7

DISCUSS FIGHTING FOR VOTING RIGHTS: THEN AND NOW

7:00 pm — 8:15 pm

Zoom
Link provided closer to event date

DISCUSS FIGHTING FOR VOTING RIGHTS: THEN AND NOW

View the NCJW/CLE – sponsored, Chagrin Documentary Film Festival film “Training for Freedom” and participate in a panel discussion of past and present threats to voting rights. The film examines college student preparation to participate in the Freedom Summer of 1964 in Mississippi where activists fought to end the discriminatory voting practices by registering African Americans.

The panel includes:

  • Dr. Bryan Adamson, professor of law CWRU
  • Jacqueline Johnson, film Producer and University Archivist at Miami University (Ohio)
  • Diane Leatherberry, joined by her daughter Wendy – participant in Freedom Summer and NCJW/CLE members
  • Jen Miller, executive director,  League of  Womens Voters

DATE:  Thursday, October 7

Registrants will receive a link to view “Training for Freedom” prior to the event.     

TIME: 7:00 – 8:15 PM

LOCATION: Your home via Zoom; Link to watch the movie will be available by October 4

COST:  Free

QUESTIONS:  Elaine Geller, elaine0906@live.com or Jean Heflich, jeanheflich@gmail.com