Topic: Promote Language Access for American Voters in 2016 Elections.
Language Access For Voters Summit 2018
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.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission and Democracy Fund Voice convened election officials, voting rights groups, and other experts to meet and share best practices and tools for effective language assistance.
Aug 23 , 2018
Summit Chat: Language Community Outreach in Alaska * Moderator: Alberto Olivas, Founding Executive Director, Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service, Arizona State University * Indra Arriaga, Elections Language Assistance Compliance Manager, Alaska Divisi
Aug 23 , 2018
A Language Access for Voters Summit discussion beyond the importance of Section 203 compliance towards expanded approaches to language assistance. Moderator: Tom Hicks, Chair, U.S. Election Assistance Commission, Matt Beaton, Travis Lane, Maria Bianchi, Lucy Barefoot and Whitney Quesenbery
Aug 07 , 2018
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
Aug 06 , 2018
Summer Chat Speaker at Language Summit, Michelle Bishop, Voting Rights Specialist, National Disability Rights Network
Aug 06 , 2018
Guest Speaker at the Language Summit, John Gore, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Aug 06 , 2018
Language Access for Voters Summit. Lunch Guest Speaker: Nellie M Gorbea, Secretary of State, Rhode Island
Aug 06 , 2018
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
Jul 31 , 2018
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
Jun 12 , 2017
Moderator – Adam Ambrogi and Panelists: Jonathan Stein, Indra Arriaga, Julie Wise, Brittnie Baker at Language Access for Voters Summit
Jun 12 , 2017
Panelists: Matt Masterson, Craig Latimer, Dr. Gilberto Zelaya, James Tucker and Andy Kang at Language Access for Voters Summit
Jun 12 , 2017
Workshop 1 - Maximizing Language Services and Election Materials: Hear analysis on the current state of language services options, with insight from work at the federal level. In order to understand gaps in information and help generate ideas on ways to improve election materials design at Language Access for Voters Summit
Jun 12 , 2017
Summit Talk with Secretary Maggie Toulouse Oliver, New Mexico Secretary of State at Language Access for Voters Summit
Jun 12 , 2017
Workshop 2. Programming Voting Equipment. Programming equipment to display more than one language accurately and effectively is key to ensuring a voter correctly and efficiently casts their ballot. Facilitator – Ryan Macias at 2017 Language Access for Voters Summit
Jun 10 , 2017
Summit Talk with Jennifer Driver, Manager of Education and Training, Welcome America at Language Access for Voters Summit
Jun 10 , 2017
Panel 2. Updates to Section 203 Coverage and Newly Covered Jurisdictions Moderator – Tom Hicks, Panelists: James Whitehorne, Cameron Sasnett, Erin Hustings, Deanna Kitamura, Leonard Gorman at the Language Access for Voters Summit
Jun 10 , 2017
Panelists: Matt Masterson, State Senator David W. Marsden, Adam Ambrogi, Rosie O’Neil and Cameron Sasnett at Language Access for Voters Summit
Jun 10 , 2017
Panel 1. Moderator – Terry Ao Minnis, Senior Fellow and Panelists: D’Vera Cohn, Senior John Yang, Andrea Senteno, James Tucker at Language Access for Voters Summit
Jul 24 , 2018
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), Arizona State University Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service and Democracy Fund Voice today hosts the third annual Language Access for Voters Summit at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The day-long event will convene state and local election officials, advocates and stakeholders from language communities to discuss critical issues of language accessibility.
Jul 17 , 2018
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission, Arizona State University Pastor Center for Politics and Public Service, and Democracy Fund Voice will host the third annual Language Access for Voters Summit at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center at on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Washington, DC. The event will convene state and local election officials, advocates and stakeholders from language communities to discuss critical issues of language accessibility.
Feb 23 , 2018
Commissioner Thomas Hicks has been selected to serve as Chairman of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC), a position effective Feb. 24. He will be Chairman for one year and will continue to serve alongside EAC Commissioners Christy McCormick, who now moves to the role of Vice Chair, and Commissioner Matthew Masterson, who served as chairman during the past year. Hicks previously served as Chairman from February 2016 to February 2017.
Jan 03 , 2018
Ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission will host an all-day summit to highlight a spectrum of issues that state and local election officials will face as they work to administer secure, accessible and efficient 2018 federal elections. The event will feature keynote speakers and expert panelists who will address topics such as election security, voting accessibility, and how to use election data to improve the voter experience.
May 25 , 2017
Democracy Fund Voice and the U.S. Election Assistance Commission will host their second annual Language Access for Voters Summit on Tuesday, June 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The summit, which will feature lectures from national election leaders, expert panels and break-out strategy sessions, comes as state and local election leaders prepare to meet voter access language requirements ahead of the next Federal election cycle.