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Tackling Domestic Violence and Campus Sexual Assault- 5:47
with Northwestern DA David Sullivan on programs and policies
Posted Feb 12, 2018
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Northwestern MA DA David Sullivan discusses innovative ideas to fight the opioid crisis, programs to help quell domestic violence, student involved PSA's raising awareness of sexual assault on college campuses and criminal justice reform.
Hosted by: Eric ClemonsProduced by: Western New England Newsmakers Team
Western New England University law professor Erin Buzuvis discusses the origins and applications of Title IX on Newsmakers with Eric Clemons. From admissions to athletics to sexual misconduct and protection of the LGBT community, Title IX has impact.
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In discussing voting barriers, Chen stated, "As we're celebrating the 50th Anniversary... of the Voting Rights Act, we understand that piece of legislation also eventually allowed language assistance."
Visit Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote on the web at www.APIAVote.org or www.Facebook.com/APIAVote or follow at www.Twitter.com/APIAVote.
It's been 50 years since the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Spencer Overton, President of The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies discusses the state of the minority vote a half century later, and its impact on the future of race, politics and voting rights.
Overton commented, "Voting is more racially polarized now than it was back in the 1960's... in terms of party voting and then also if you look into local elections... race is the most significant factor."
Visit the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies at www.JointCenter.org or on Facebook or follow Spencer Overton on twitter www.twitter.com/SpencerOverton.