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Virtual Event: Return to the Classroom: Democracy in America

  • 10/29/2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Virtual Event (Details provided to Registrants)

Expert Cornell faculty and alumni will discuss the upcoming U.S. election, voting access, the Supreme Court nomination, and getting back to a healthy democracy—just days before the election. You’ll learn what outcomes America faces after November 3, how voter suppression and gerrymandering impact voter access and equity, the rise of party polarization, and more about the psyche of voting Americans.

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Speakers:

  • Congressman Steve Israel, Director, Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, Cornell University, and Former Member of Congress (2001-2017)
  • Kathay Feng '91, National Redistricting Director, Common Cause
  • Aziz Rana, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School
  • Moderator, Dr. Basil Smikle Jr. '93, Professor at Rutgers University-Newark in the School Public Affairs and Administration and political commentator and strategist


Co-hosted by Cornell University Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, Cornell Law School, and the Northeast Corridor Office of Alumni Affairs and Development

Event questions? Karen Barnes karen.barnes@cornell.edu

Registration questions? Erika Axe ena7@cornell.edu

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