A conversation with Natasha Chabria, Hannah Cregan Zigler and Gabrielle Velasco of the Voter’s Rights Project.
Wednesday, October 14 | 12:10-2 p.m. | Held via Zoom
This event is free, open to the public, and will be held via Zoom.
Registration is required.
|Natasha Chabria is a legal fellow in the Voting Rights Project at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. She uses a combination of litigation and coalitional advocacy to address voter suppression issues across the country. She previously served as the Senior Policy Manager at In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda, where she managed a portfolio addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health Equity, Immigrant Health and Rights, Administrative Advocacy, and Judicial Nominations. Prior to that, she served as the Georgetown Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellow at In Our Own Voice. Natasha received her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, where she was a Teaching Assistant for Legal Research and Writing and student attorney in the Domestic Violence Clinic.|
Hannah Cregan Zigler is an Election Protection Organizing Fellow. Previously, she worked on restorative justice issues and record expungement in California after spending the 2018 election as a field organizer. Her previous work on voting rights includes helping design a strategy to end gerrymandering in Pennsylvania and research on felon disenfranchisement. Hannah is a graduate of Haverford College where she wrote her senior thesis on voter choice theory in local elections.
Gabrielle Velasco is the National Coordinator for the Election Protections program in the Voting Rights Project. Gabrielle received her undergraduate degree from American University in International Relations with minors in Spanish language and Law and Society as well as a Masters degree in Public Administration and Policy. Throughout her career she has enjoyed every opportunity she has had to work in diverse communities and spaces involved in public interest work. Prior to her work in Election Protection, Gabrielle worked in the immigration advocacy sphere, focusing on citizenship education and civic engagement.
Co-sponsored by BLSA and the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee at Hofstra Law
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Hempstead, NY 11549