Episode

May 10, 2022

Today’s Verdict: Remote Voting for Blind & Disabled Voters, Anti-lynching Act of 2022, #NYJTL

In Today’s Verdict, we speak with Christina Brandt-Young from Disability Rights Advocate about a settlement agreement, under which the NYS Board of Elections will create a statewide program allowing blind and disabled voters to fill out a remote, accessible vote-by-mail ballot online, print it out, and mail or return it to their county board of elections. Then, Chivona Newsome from Black Lives Matter Greater NY talks to us about the Emmett Till Anti-lynching Act of 2022 and the next steps this organization would like to see. Lastly, CEO Udai Tambar of The New York Junior Tennis & Learning talks to us about the 50th Gala Anniversary and what the organization did during the pandemic and now. Producer: Yesenia Ramos | Editor: Luis Rebolledo | Guest(s): Christina Brandt-Young, Supervising Attorney, Disability Rights Advocate; Chivona Newsome, Co-founder, Black Lives Matter Greater New York; Udai Tambar, CEO, The New York Junior Tennis & Learning.

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