More Talk Radio on 09/10/12
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Maya Wiley, President, Center for Social Inclusion, about voter suppression issues in the upcoming election. They'll discuss the debate about fraud prevention or voter suppression: the voter ID battle and what it means for America’s poor and minorities.
Ms. Wiley is a civil rights attorney and policy advocate. A graduate of Columbia School of Law, she has litigated with the American Civil Liberties Union, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and US Attorney’s Office. She has lobbied the U.S. Congress and developed programs for the Open Society Foundation to promote racial inclusion in the U.S. and in South Africa. For the last ten years she has led the Center for Social Inclusion, a national policy strategy organization building solutions to the nation’s most pressing problems, working directly with communities of color and national leaders. Ms. Wiley was named one of 20 Leading Black Women Social Activists Advocating Change, by the Root.com (2011) and a NY Moves magazine Power Woman (2009).