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This edition: Latinos and the Endangered Right to Vote





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Episode Details

Original tape date: November 21, 2017.

First aired: November 28, 2017.

Lillie and Nathan Ackerman lecture series on Equality and Justice. Lecture speaker: Juan Cartagena, President and General Counsel of Latino Justice PRLDEF a national civil rights public interest law office. A constitutional and civil rights attorney who has litigated cases on behalf of Latino and African American communities in the areas of employment, language, and voting rights; public education financing; environmental law; housing; and public hospital access. He has written on constitutional and civil rights laws, and has been recognized for his work on the political representation of poor and marginalized communities. His current research interests include the effects of mass imprisonment on Latino communities, the NYPD’s unlawful trespass arrests, and employment discrimination affecting persons with previous criminal histories. Taped: November 21, 2017, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College.

Guest List

David S. Birdsell Dean, Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY

Juan Cartagena President, LatinoJustice

Irwin Engelman

Rosalyn Engelman

Robert Smith Professor, Baruch College