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Lesson Plan May 27, 2020

Exploring Voter Suppression and Activism in U.S. Elections

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Warm-up: Defining disenfranchisment and voter suppression.

Introducing the Resource: Guided reading of Brittany Gibson's reporting on voter suppression in the U.S.

Reflection: Understanding the history and current reality of voter suppression and activism against it in the U.S. at large and in our communities.

Extension Activities:

1. Creating a voting guide for your community members

2. Writing a letter to your representative advocating for solutions to voter suppression

3. Exploring how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting elections and access to voting

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