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‚ÄčCCRS Fall Symposium on Race, Politics and Culture

Join us for a timely discussion on the importance of voting, voter suppression, celebrities in politics, voting during a pandemic, and more!

With opening remarks from Harris County Clerk Chris Hollins and a panel discussion moderated by CCRS Fellow and Assistant Professor of History Dr. Jonathan Chism. This discussion addresses many pressing concerns such as safety at the polls, voter suppression, election security, celebrities in politics, and how Harris County residents can exercise their right to vote.


Panelists include:

Chris Hollins

Chris Hollins
Harris County Clerk

Annie Benifield

Dr. Annie Benifield
VP of Voter Services for The League of Women Voters of Houston

Natalia Cornelio

Natalia 'Nata' Cornelio
Attorney and Candidate for Judge 351st District Court


Roxanne Werner

Roxanne Werner
Director of Community Relations Harris County Clerk's Office

Tarah Taylor

Tarah Taylor
Activist, Precinct Chair and UHD Alum

Dr. Jonathan Chism

Dr. Jonathan Chism
Moderator, Dr. Jonathan Chism, CCRS Fellow, and Assistant Professor of History


CCRS Fall 2020 Virtual Symposium on Race, Politics and Culture


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Last updated 11/20/2020 8:04 AM