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Today, CSI Founder and President Maya Wiley joined the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Voices of Women of Color and the Connecticut Commission on Health Equity for the town hall program: Transforming Hartford: The Call to Action Continues. The program focused on closing health and economic inequities in Hartford and eliminating the achievement gap among its students.
Maya shared her thoughts on meeting the challenges in Hartford, CT and the nation and how to create fair and lasting opportunity for all communities, including communities of color.Learn More
According to the Brennan Center for Justice, 34 states have introduced Voter ID laws. These laws would require voters to show photo identification in order to vote. Proponents of Voter ID laws claim that these laws would prevent voter fraud. How much voter fraud, though, actually happens? And will Voter ID laws do more harm than good? For the past few weeks, CSI co-Founder and President Maya Wiley appeared on local and national radio stations to set the record straight on Voter ID laws. Below are choice clips from recent radio interviews.Learn More
This past Sunday, August 19th, CSI President Maya Wiley appeared on Up with Chris Hayes on MSNBC to talk about voter ID, stimulus, and poverty.Learn More