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Prof. Justin Levitt's Doug Spencer's Guide to Drawing the Electoral Lines

Community Engagement: Understanding the Redistricting Process

These introductory nonpartisan training materials for redistricting were created by Common Cause, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and State Voices, in collaboration with the Arizona Coalition for Change, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Los Angeles, Black Voters Matter Fund, Brennan Center for Justice, Campaign Legal Center, Center for Community Change, FIRM (Fair Immigration Reform Movement), Center for Popular Democracy, Demos, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People-Legal Defense Fund, NALEO Educational Fund, Pennsylvania Voice, and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice.


Full packet

Full packet

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Steps in participating
Understanding the process
Rules overview
Voting Rights Act





Communities of interest
Core strategies
Preparing your testimony
Strategies for different processes
Key terms