The New York Redistricting Process

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24 minutes

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Emely Paez

Director of Civic Engagement & Government Affairs

Hispanic Federation

Redistricting 101 Panel

Moderator

Frankie Miranda, President & CEO, Hispanic Federation

Panelists

Robert Rodriguez, Assemblymember, NY General Assembly

Emely Paez, Civic Engagement Director, Hispanic Federation

Fulvia Vargas-De Leon, Associate Counsel, LatinoJustice PRLDEF

Jeffrey Wice, Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Law

Jennifer Wilson, Deputy Director, NY League of Women Voters

Panel Date

August 25, 2021

Duration

1 hour 15 minutes

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New York Redistricting Update

Moderator

Frederick Vélez III Burgos, National Director of Civic Engagement, Hispanic Federation

Panelists

Lucía Gomez, Political Director, NYC Central Labor Council

Emely Paez, Civic Engagement Director, Hispanic Federation

Cesar Ruiz, Equal Justice Works Fellow LatinoJustice PRLDEF

Julio Rivera, National Senior Manager for Campaigns, NALEO Educational Fund

Panel Date

March 10, 2022

Duration

57 minutes

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In this video you will learn about the following topics:

- The Redistricting Process in New York State

- The Independent Redistricting Commission

- Examples of Congressional and State Districts

- The NYC Redistricting Process

- Examples of Local Districts

- Redistricting Timeline and Important Dates

- How You Can Get Involved

The panelists provide an update on New York's state and congressional redistricting process, explain how the new maps were drawn, and discuss what the new districts mean for the Latino community in the state.

 

The panelists also offer a preview of the local redistricting process that will kick off in New York City during 2022, and highlight the importance of getting involved, as well as the opportunities Latinos will have to voice their opinion.

The panelists provide an overview of the redistricting process in the state of New York, how it directly impacts the political representation of Latino communities and the resources that are available for anyone interested in advocating for fair districts.