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People’s Hearing on New York State Redistricting

April 29th the League held its first ever People’s Hearing on New York State Redistricting. In total we had 325 attendees on our Zoom webinar and the event’s livestream on Facebook has been viewed more than 750 times.
Testifiers gave passionate accounts of how redistricting has impacted their communities of interest and why this redistricting cycle is more important than ever to ensure equitable representation for all New Yorkers. Our testifiers included:
  • New York Law School
  • LatinoJustice PRLDEF
  • APA VOICE Redistricting Task Force
  • Chinese-American Planning Council
  • Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
  • NALEO Educational Fund
  • Disability Rights New York
  • New York Immigration Coalition
  • Hispanic Federation
  • MinKwon Center for Community Action
  • South Queens Women’s March
  • Caribbean Equality Project
  • Academy of Medical Health and Public Services
  • The Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College, CUNY
  • Southern Tier Independence Center
  • Capital Region One Person One Vote Coalition
  • League of Women Voters of St Lawrence County
  • League of Women Voters of Westchester County
  • League of Women Voters of Nassau County
  • League of Women Voters of Tompkins County
Thank you to all of our testifiers and to everyone who joined us for this event!
The recording of the People’s Hearing is available on YouTube here. You can find a full list of our testifiers name, titles, and organizations here. All written testimonies and the transcript of the hearing are available at nyredistricting.org.
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