The National Commission for Voter Justice

The National Commission for Voter Justice (NCVJ), is a non-partisan and diverse commission composed of prominent civil rights leaders, voting rights experts, scholars, elected officials, lawyers, students, and community activists will undertake a schedule of work centered around independent research, hearings and listening sessions in the states to hear directly from U.S. citizens; publications of findings, recommendations and strategies; and direct organizing and collaboration with community based organizations to enhance voter engagement. The NCVJ is administered by the Transformative Justice Coalition, a 501(c)(3) organization.

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Southern California Regional Hearing

Los Angeles Trade - Technical College
(Aspen Room)
1P.M. - 4P.M. / 4:30P.M. PT

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400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90015

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The National Commission for Voter Justice (NCVJ)

The National Commission for Voter Justice (NCVJ) inspired by Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, and Barbara Arnwine, founder and president of the Transformative Justice Coalition, with founding partner, the National Bar Association, will highlight, document, and address the scourge of voter suppression across the country, while advancing electoral reform and civic engagement to promote an inclusive and robust U.S. democracy. This non-partisan and diverse commission composed of prominent civil rights leaders, voting rights experts, scholars, elected officials, lawyers, students, and community activists will undertake a schedule of work centered around independent research, hearings and listening sessions in the states to hear directly from U.S. citizens; publications of findings, recommendations and strategies; and direct organizing and collaboration with community-based organizations to enhance voter engagement. The National Commission for Voter Justice will compile, review and distill existing reports published by the federal government, states, major research institutions, civil rights, voting rights and civic engagement organizations as well as prior private and public commissions. Collaboration with non-partisan institutions and other voting rights commissions will be actively pursued.

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Statement of the National Commission
for Voter Justice

August 3, 2018

In Honor of Hilda Anita Sims

The National Commission for Voter Justice, created by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., extends its strongest condolences to the family of Hilda Anita Sims. We salute the life of Ms Sims and her profound influence on our nationwide fight for racial and social justice by instilling these values into her children who have contributed greatly to these causes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and our country. On July 21st, the day of her passing, before a national broadcast audience and many gathered at the Milwaukee Bar Association, the National Commission for Voter Justice dedicated our Milwaukee, Wisconsin Hearing in her honor. We are confident her legacy will live on in the loving memories and active work of her family.

Respectfully Submitted

Barbara R. Arnwine
National Co-Chair
National Commission for Voter Justice

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Hearing Schedule

Southern California Regional Hearing

WATCH: The National Commission for Voter Justice (NCVJ) presents its Southern California Regional Hearing, which will be held online and in-person, on Saturday, July 14th from 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM PDT. This event will be held in Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College’s Aspen Hall (TE-101) located at 2215 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90007.

Pennsylvania Mini-Hearing

The National Commission for Voter Justice (NCVJ) presents its Pennsylvania Mini-Hearing (roundtable discussion format) being held on August 7th, 2018. The Mini-Hearing will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Drexel University MacAlister Hall

Sky View Lounge, 6th Floor located at 3250 Chestnut Street. The event will be held from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT.