MALDEF RELEASES ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE REDISTRICTING MAP
SPRINGFIELD, IL - MALDEF will release its proposed Illinois legislative redistricting map and testify before the General Assembly Redistricting Committee today, April 25, 2011 at 3:00 pm in Room 114 of the Capitol Building in Springfield.
MALDEF is committed to ensuring that Latinos in the United States have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process and elect their candidates of choice, in accordance with the federal Voting Rights Act.
WHAT: MALDEF Testifies in Support of Proposed Illinois Legislative Redistricting Map.
WHO: Elisa Alfonso, MALDEF Midwest Redistricting Coordinator
WHEN: Monday April 25, 2011 3:00pm CDT
WHERE: Illinois Capitol Room 114
The proposed map can be found below...
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Founded in 1968, MALDEF is the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the “law firm of the Latino community,” MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights and political access. For more information on MALDEF, please visit: www.maldef.org.
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