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Election Protection: Advancing and Defending the Right to Vote - LEGAL Hotline & Field Training


Date/Time :10/24/2012 12:10 PM - 1:25 PM
Location :UCLA School of Law
Organizer :Catherine Mayorkas, Director, Public Interest Programs
Description :

Election Protection:  Advancing and Defending the Right to Vote 

LEGAL Hotline and Field Training
 
Wednesday, October 24
12:10 – 1:25 p.m.
Room 1357, UCLA School of Law
 
To sign up for this training, go to http://www.866ourvote.org/, click on “Volunteer,” and register. Once you register, you will be able to sign-up for this training by designating the appropriate geographic area.
 
 
UCLA School of Law is privileged to be able to play an active role in this year’s national, nonpartisan Election Protection efforts to ensure that all voters have an equal opportunity to participate in the political process.
 
Election Protection, a coalition of more than 100 local, state and national partners coordinated by the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, is the nation’s most ambitious nonpartisan effort to prevent Election Day disenfranchisement. 
 
Through Election Protection’s state of the art hotlines: 1-866-OUR-VOTE (administered by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law) and 1-888-Ve-Y-Vota (administered by the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Education Fund), the website - http://www.866ourvote.org, and comprehensive voter protection field programs across the country, Election Protection provides Americans from coast to coast with comprehensive voter information and advice on how they can make sure their vote is counted.
 
Throughout the election process, Election Protection’s volunteers - more than 10,000 strong - will be entering data and information into OurVote live (developed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation), an interactive environment painting the most comprehensive picture of election irregularities from the perspective of the voter available anywhere. Unique in the excitement of this political season, Election Protection focuses on the voter - not on the political horse race - and provides guidance, information and help to any American, regardless of who that voter is casting a ballot for.
 
 
For more information about this training, please contact Catherine Mayorkas, Director of Public Interest Programs, UCLA School of Law, at (310) 206-9155 / mayorkas@law.ucla.edu.
 
For more information about Election Protection, see http://www.866ourvote.org/.
 
 
DIRECTIONS TO UCLA SCHOOL OF LAW AND PARKING INFORMATION

Permit Parking

Parking on the UCLA campus is $11. For the UCLA School of Law, park in Lot 2 or 3 (see map below). To purchase an all-day parking permit, please go to the parking kiosk at the Westholme and Hilgard Avenue entrance to the UCLA campus (to your right as you enter the campus) and ask to park in Lot 2, the parking lot to the south of the parking kiosk.
 
The School of Law is due north of Lot 2 and the parking kiosk.
 
Please note that permit parking is often difficult to secure during the day when the campus is in session.
 
Parking Pay Stations
 
Short-term parking is also available at self-service pay stations, which allow for parking by specified time periods. For UCLA School of Law, self-service pay stations can be found in Lot 2 or Lot 3 (enter the Lots and follow the arrows to the “pay by space” sections) and at the outdoor parking spots east of the School of Law building.

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385 Charles E. Young Drive
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