Jerika Richardson to Speak on Voting Rights at LWVS Luncheon Friday May 6
- Monday, 02 May 2022 21:19
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LWVS Luncheon: The Future of Voting Rights: Current Battles and Where We Go from Here with Jerika L. Richardson
The community is invited to the LWVS Luncheon at Scarsdale Golf Club at noon on Friday May 6, 2022. Speaker Jerika L. Richardson is Senior Vice President for Equitable Justice and Strategic Initiatives at the National Urban League. She leads the organization’s advocacy, public education, and strategic work on civic engagement, police reform, criminal justice reform, and other justice related areas. Previously, Ms. Richardson was Deputy Executive Director and the Senior Advisor & Secretary to the Board for the nation’s largest independent police oversight agency, the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board.
She has also served as Chief of Staff in the Office of the Counsel to the Mayor of New York City and Special Advisor to the Mayor for media relations, criminal justice, and public safety planning. Before working in City Hall, Ms. Richardson was the Senior Spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York and a Field Producer & Off-Air Reporter for ABC News. She holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and a B.A. in English from Spelman College.
LWVS Annual Meeting and Spring Luncheon
Friday, May 6, 2022
10:45 am to 2 pm at Scarsdale Golf Club (Speaker and lunch 12 noon)