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This edition: Richie Perez, Beverly Cheuvront, Rameesh James on voter registration in poor and minority communities

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 5, 2001.

Host, David R. Jones, President of the Community Service Society of New York, discusses voter registration with Richie Perez, Director of Political Development at the Community Service Society of New York; Beverly Cheuvront, Director of Communications at the New York Coalition Against Hunger; and Rameesh James, Co-Lead Organizer at Youth Force. Perez describes the People United Voter Registration Campaign, a Community Service Society of New York initiative. Perez, Cheuvront and James discuss how to register and educate voters and how to encourage voting in poor and minority communities, where participation has been historically low.

Guest List

Beverly Cheuvront Director of Communications, NYC Coalition Against Hunger

Rameesh James Co-Lead Organizer, Youth Force

David R. Jones President & CEO, Community Service Society of New York

Richard Perez Director of Political Development, The Community Service Society