Join the MacArthur Justice Center and the School of Law for a roundtable focused on voting rights restoration efforts for formerly-incarcerated people in Missouri. We will review the current state of the issue, specifically discussing its effects on the St. Louis area and highlighting local organizations working on the issue.
Learn how to get involved with voting rights restoration and more about the Prison Education Project.
Panelists are Jameel Spann and Denise Lieberman.
Jameel Spann is a PEP alumnus who graduated in 2020 with a B.S. in Integrated Studies from Washington University in St. Louis. He now works for the Alliance for Higher Education in Prison, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to establish connections between all higher education in prison programs throughout the country. He plans to continue his education after the completion of his undergraduate studies by pursuing a law degree.
Denise Lieberman is a nationally recognized voting rights lawyer who has been on the front lines of voting rights debates in Missouri and around the country for the last 20 years. She serves as Director and General Counsel of the Missouri Voter Protection Coalition, a nonpartisan statewide network of voter advocates. Denise is also faculty director of the Voter Access and Engagement Initiative at Washington University in St. Louis, where she is an adjunct professor of law and political science.
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