The Washington Bar Association registered over 60 individuals to vote in Southeast, Washington, DC. Recently, the WBA partnered with the Community Church of Washington, DC, located in Southeast, to host the WBA's Knowledge Is Power 2-Day Voting Rights Forum and Voter Registration Drive on October 1st and 2nd.
The Voting Rights Forum panelists were Rudolph McGann, Staff Attorney at DC Board of Elections; Marcia Johnson Blanco, Co-Director of the Lawyers’ Committee’s Voting Rights Project; Edward Hailes, Jr., General Counsel and Managing Director of the Advancement Project; and Trevor Reaves, Partner at The Reaves Firm, LLC.
The Honorable Claudia Crichlow, Yaida Ford, and law students from Catholic University, Howard University, and the University of the District of Columbia assisted with the Voter Registration Drive. Special thanks to Henry Floyd and Akua Coppock, our Knowledge Is Power Public Forums Committee Co-Chairs, for making this event a success. The WBA is truly making a difference in the community!