Tuesday, November 29, 2011

EVENTS: The DOJ's Tom Perez on Redistricting, MoCo Town Hall with Councilmember Hans Riemer & More...

Maryland Juice decided to flag a few upcoming events that may be of interest to readers, starting with an upcoming event on redistricting:

Event #1: American Constitution Society on 2012 Voting Rights and Redistricting // Keynote: Tom Perez (former Montgomery Councilmember). More details & RSVP link on the ACS website:
Thursday, December 1, 2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

American Constitution Society
1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Panel 1 (10:15 – 11:45 a.m.) Examining the Impact of State Voting Law Changes for 2012
  • Moderator, Pam Fessler, Correspondent, Poverty and Philanthropy, National Public Radio
  • John C. Fortier, AEI Adjunct Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
  • Edward A. Hailes, Jr., General Counsel/Managing Director, Advancement Project
  • Laura W. Murphy, Director, Washington Legislative Office, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Lawrence Norden, Deputy Director, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice

Featured Address (noon) by Thomas E. Perez
Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice

Panel 2 (12:30 – 2:00 p.m.) Redistricting and the 2012 Election
  • Moderator, Charles Mahtesian, National Politics Editor, Politico
  • Jessica Ring Amunson, Associate, Jenner & Block
  • E. Mark Braden, Of Counsel, Baker Hostetler
  • Anita Earls, Executive Director, Southern Coalition for Social Justice
  • Marcia Johnson-Blanco, Co-Director, Voting Rights Project, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Nina Perales, Director of Litigation, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

Event #2:  Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer Town Hall
Please join me on December 12, for a town-hall Solutions Forum in Rockville.  The event will take place at Richard Montgomery High School in the cafeteria, at 7:00 pm.

On Monday, December 12, I’d like to spend some time discussing community needs with you at my first town-hall style event.  I’m calling it a “Solutions Forum” because I want the focus to be on solving problems.
Monday, December 12 at 7:00 PM
Richard Montgomery High School Cafeteria
250 Richard Montgomery Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
Send an email if you're planning on joining us:

Event #3 (EXPIRED): Suggest Locations for Montgomery County's Bikeshare Program. The Bethesda Patch reports:
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will hold an open house Tuesday evening to ask for the community's input on where county stations should be located....

The open house will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the lobby auditorium of the Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street in Rockville.

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