Video Player 2018 Language Summit

Welcome and Introductions * Tom Hicks, Chair, U.S. Election Assistance Commission * Alberto Olivas, Founding Executive Director, Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service, Arizona State University * Terry Ao Minnis, Senior Fellow and Consultant, Democracy Fund Voice View All Videos

Guest Speaker at the Language Summit, John Gore, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice View All Videos

This session will focus on cost-effective ways to provide language assistance, from small to big ideas. * Moderator: Christy McCormick, Vice Chair, EAC * Sonya L. Aston * Kathy Placencia * Michelle Tassinari View All Videos

Summer Chat Speaker at Language Summit, Michelle Bishop, Voting Rights Specialist, National Disability Rights Network View All Videos

Language Access for Voters Summit. Lunch Guest Speaker: Nellie M Gorbea, Secretary of State, Rhode Island View All Videos

This session explored these and other efforts to ensure that all language minority voters are able to access needed assistance and cast a meaningful vote. Moderator: Stacey Scholl * Bill Cowles * Kira Romero-Craft * Francesca Menes * Nicole L. Crispo View All Videos

The U.S. Election Assistance Commission, Arizona State University Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service, and Democracy Fund Voice hosted the third annual Language Access for Voters Summit at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Washington, DC. 

Event information, presentations and agenda