Members of the House Committee on the Judiciary will gather on Tuesday (September 10) at 10 a.m. to hear testimony from voting and civil rights activists about voter suppression and voting rights. Watch a livestream of the hearing here.
Myrna Pérez, director of the Brennan Center for Justice’s voting rights and elections program, will speak to the committee about “the need for a renewed Voting Rights Act to end racial discrimination at the polls,” according to an emailed statement. Additional speakers will include:
J. Christian Adams, president and general counsel at Public Interest Legal Foundation
Vanita Gupta, president and CEO at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Dale Ho, voting rights project director at the American Civil Liberties Union
Derrick Johnson, president and CEO at National Association for Colored People
Natalie Landreth, senior staff attorney at Native American Rights Fund