The South Dakota Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights is holding a public meeting via web conference (Zoom) to hear testimony from impacted individuals regarding voting rights and voter access in South Dakota. This meeting is open to the public. The Committee intends to provide the Commission with findings and recommendations on voting rights and voter access in South Dakota.
Join us on Monday, November 14, 2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CT
To access the meeting, dial 1-551-285-1373; Meeting ID: 161 095 5742#
Video access: https://tinyurl.com/3hwph42r; password, if needed: USCCR-SD Please use an alias if you wish to remain anonymous. Note: You do not need to access the video in order to call in to listen to the meeting. Individuals requiring accommodations should contact the regional program unit at (312) 353-8311 five (5) business days prior to the meeting to make their request.
If you wish to share testimony on your experiences with voting rights and access, please join the meeting early and keep statements to around 3-5 minutes. Questions to consider responding to include:
*What issues have you, a family member, or friend experienced in voting access in South Dakota?
*What recommendations would you like the South Dakota Advisory Committee to consider in its report highlighting potential civil rights concerns for voting rights and access in South Dakota?
The meeting will be recorded and remarks will be transcribed. Meeting materials are available at: https://tinyurl.com/y5hkbkhp. The Committee heard testimony on this topic via web conference in July, September, and October 2022. Please contact Kayla Fajota (email@example.com) with questions.
The Committee will issue its findings and recommendations in a report based on testimony that is received by December 14, 2022.