Human Rights Commission hosts lunch-time seminar on voting issues

A Columbus Human Rights Commission series of virtual films, lectures and seminars on topics including diversity, inclusion, and belonging continues at noon today with a virtual seminar by Sheila Suess Kennedy on redistricting, gerrymandering and voter suppression laws.

Kennedy is a a professor emerita of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis’ Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Kennedy has previously served as the executive director of the Indiana Civil Liberties Union, a former Republican candidate for Indiana’s 11th Congressional District, and is founder of the Center for Civic Literacy at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. She is a graduate of Stephens College for Women, Indiana University, and Indiana University Mauer School of Law in Bloomington.

The lecture series will be via Zoom and is open to the public. Lectures start at noon and will be recorded for later viewing. For more information and to register, you can go to