National Voter Registration Day
Date: September 25, 2018
Time: 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Location: Student Center Annex
Celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a film screening and student talk/plática of Willie Velásquez: Sú Voto es Sú Voz (Your Vote is Your Voice).
Willie Velásquez: Su Voto es Su Voz (Your Vote is Your Voice) tells the story of Texas Latino voting rights activist, William C. Velásquez, who through his grassroots organizing and founding of the Southwest Voter Registration and Education Project (SVREP) changed the Latino voting landscape in Texas and throughout the U.S.
Southwest Voter Registration Project (SVREP) is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1974 by William C. Velásquez and is the largest and oldest non-partisan Latino voter participation organization in the United States. SVREP Executive Director Lydia Camarillo will facilitate a student plática following the film screening. On-site voter registration will also be available.
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