Voting Rights Task Force
This autonomous committee of WDRC has been working since 2004 to achieve secure, open, and verifiable elections.
Our focus is on education and lobbying at the local, state, and federal level on election integrity issues.
Our meetings are announced on the meetup group: Voting Rights Task Force Meetup.
Jim Soper or Richard Tamm at VRTF Wellstone
Email will be received by both of them.
We meet once a month on the first Wednesday at 7 p.m. Location of our meetings is usually 1015 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley. This may vary. Please send email to VRTF Wellstone and we’ll let you know where to go and what the agenda will be.
On March 21, 1965, civil rights activists begin their 5-day march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to press for voter registration rights for African Americans in the south.
LBJ signs Voting Rights Act on Aug. 6, 1965.