Voting Rights

Meeting Notes

Notes from April 26, 2019

Attendees: Mel Eichelbaum, Marlene Eichelbaum, Cory Palmer, Terri Davis, Leslie Sapadin, Marsha Krassner, Ross Halfant

 

Agenda Topics:

  • Voter Registration
    • Voter Right Lawsuit
    • Cybil Morgan (High School registration program)
    • Incarnate Word, St. Mary’s University (NCJW)
  • H3: Voter Right’s Group Ideas
  • Voter Registration
  • Voter Education
    • Senior Citizens
    • High Schoolers/Colleges
    • Apartment Complexes
  • Relationships (meeting with local officials)
  • Research
    • Who we can meet with about these issues (both people and organizations)?
      • NCJW
      • MoveOn Texas
      • MOVE San Antonio

Actions:

  1. Register more voters
    1. Terri – deputizing for registrations
  2. Education
  3. Ross discussed that other groups are in their research phase, i.e. learning about different organizations.
    1. Leadership roles
    2. It’s OK to focus on more than one problem or issue

Events:

  • Holding community organizing lesson on May 5th
  • H3 Meeting – May 30 at 7 p.m.

Discussion of VR Research Phase:

  • Identifying organizations that support automatic registrations (Cory)
  • Marsh knows LWV well
  • College – absentee ballot
  • Marlene to be NCJW coordinator
  • Mel – high schools
  • Terri – and apartment complexes