April 11, 2019

The conference program is available here, accompanied by an accessible version here. Please note that slideshows and video of every session is not available.

Introduction by Rosalind Gold, Chief Public Policy Officer, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund.

Keynote by the Honorable Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State

Opening Plenaries

I. Ensuring Every Vote Counts: What Happens After Election Day?

II. The Voter’s Choice Act: Evaluating California’s New Voting Model

Luncheon Program

Census 2020 and Redistricting Outreach Resource Showcase

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions Round I

A. Expanding Democracy Through Re-enfranchisement

C. Census 2020 and Election 2020: Getting Out the Count and the Vote

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions Round II

D. Expanding Community Participation: How Election Offices Can Host Effective Public Events

  • Moderator: Paul R. Spencer, Staff Attorney, Disability Rights California
  • Kiyana Asemanfar, Policy Outreach Coordinator, California Common Cause
  • Paul Burgarino, Community Services Manager, Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder-Elections Department
  • Brian Snyder, Disability Community Advocate, FREED-Aging and Disability Resource Connection
  • Jonathan Stein, Staff Attorney and Voting Rights Program Manager, Asian Americans Advancing Justice–Asian Law Caucus
  • Cha Vang, Executive Director, Hmong Innovating Politics

E. Protecting the Vote Through Post-Election Risk-Limiting Audits

F. Conditional Voter Registration: How Expanding Same Day Registration Can Remove Barriers to Voting

Closing Plenary

Putting the Voter First: Exploring Voter Centric Reforms and Elections Practices