Suppressed and Sabotaged Film Screening & Discussion

Tuesday, September 137:00—8:45 PMOnline

Suppressed and Sabotaged: The Fight To Vote shines light on the dark corners of our country’s voting processes; including the increase of vote-restricting laws passing through legislation prior to, during, and after the 2020 election cycle. Join us online to watch this 45-minute documentary, followed by voter suppression updates from Lawyers of Civil Rights Attorney Jacob Love, Esq. and Massachusetts Voter Table Director Beth Huang and discussion. Co-sponsored by Belmont Against Racism, UUtheVote, Belmont, the Belmont League of Women Voters and the Belmont Public Library.

About Jacob Love: Jacob Love joined Lawyers for Civil Rights (LCR) as a Staff Attorney in 2022. In this role, Jacob develops cutting-edge litigation across a wide-range of civil rights issues, including housing justice and voting rights. Jacob also coordinates the largest and oldest non-partisan Election Protection campaign in New England, training and managing hundreds of volunteers to ensure equal access to the ballot box.   Prior to joining LCR, Jacob worked as a housing attorney at The Legal Aid Society in New York City. There, he successfully litigated cases to improve housing conditions for Bronx tenant associations, and collaborated with community groups striving to preserve affordable housing in New York City. Jacob also previously served as a law clerk to the Hon. Eric Neyman of the Massachusetts Appeals Court, and the Hon. George Z. Singal of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine.  Jacob earned his J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Boston College Law School and holds a B.A. in political science from the College of the Holy Cross.

About Beth Huang: Beth is the Director at the Massachusetts Voter Table and works with over 40 community organizations to increase voter turnout and civic leadership in communities of color and working-class people in Massachusetts. As the Director of MVT, Beth serves on the Steering Committees of Raise Up Massachusetts and the Election Modernization Coalition and convened MassCounts and the Drawing Democracy Coalition, the grassroots coalitions for census and redistricting. She hails from Wisconsin, where she became politicized through fights for workers' rights and racial justice, and holds a bachelors of science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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