Every American citizen has the right to vote, including my community of transgender and gender-nonconforming people. However, sometimes we face disenfranchisement because of unreasonable voting requirements, intimidation, or outright discrimination. Exercising our voting right requires that we fight to overcome various legal and/or prejudicial barriers. READ MORE HERE
The segment was featured on Erin Burnett's OutFront show on CNN. It was part of a series of segments that advocated early voting as a fair and transparent process.
Early voting began in California last week (29 days before Election Day). You can vote in person at the County Registrar-Recorder's office in Norwalk during the week and at five weekend early voting locations.
Established in 1926, the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation is a leading supporter of social science research for Los Angeles. It is also the oldest private foundation in the city.
After passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, Dora Haynes helped to form the state and local chapters of the League of Women Voters that would educate new voters on the political process.
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