State Government Committee Senator Cris Dush, Chair

Public hearing on congressional reapportionment

Senate State Government Committee

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.

Temple University

Student Faculty Center, 4th Floor Auditorium
3340 North Broad Street, Philadelphia 19140

Public hearing on congressional reapportionment

10:00 a.m. – Welcome and Opening Remarks:  Senator Argall and Senator Street

10:10 a.m. – “Communities of Interest”

  • Professor Tom Brunnell, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Cathy Hicks, President, Philadelphia Branch NAACP
  • Will González, Executive Director, Ceiba – Testimony
  • Danny Cortés, Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff, Esperanza

10:45 a.m. – Differential Privacy – Wendy Underhill, Director, Elections & Redistricting Program, National Conference of State Legislatures  – Testimony

11:15 a.m. – Citizen Participation in Congressional Reapportionment

  • Khalif Ali, Executive Director, Common Cause of Pennsylvania  – Testimony
  • David Thornburgh, President and CEO, Committee of Seventy – Testimony

11:45 a.m.: Closing Remarks:  Senator Argall and Senator Street

12:00 p.m.: Adjournment

Additional Testimony:

Black Clergy of Philadelphia & Vicinity – Testimony

Sanford L. Hartman –  Testimony

Rachel Sorokin Goff MD – Testimony

Ruth Yeiser – Testimony

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