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  • Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 06:30 PM

    5/22 Voter Protection Manual Working Group

    Lend your talents and know-how to updating the manual to reflect 2019 changes in NYS voting law, and steamline its presentation. Please review the manual prior to the meeting and come prepared with talking points. A printed copy is handy to bring, but some will be provided. 

    Please RSVP so your name can be on the entry list.

    Thank you so much

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 06:30 PM

    Weds. April 24: NYDLC Steering Committee Meeting

    Attend NYDLC's next Steering Committee Meeting! RSVP below

    NYDLC's Steering Committee provides a platform for all of our projects and initiatives.

    The Steering Committee meeting is open to
    all members who would like to be more involved or to those who are new to NYDLC and would like to find out about our work. At each meeting, we hear reports from our Committee Chairs and plan for the months ahead, so this is a great way to check in on what we are working on and identify a few key ways you can help protect fundamental #VotingRights and #BeTheChange!

    Dial-in option: If you are unable to attend in person, you are welcome to join by phone.

    RSVP below and you will be emailed dial-in credentials.

    All NYDLC members are welcome to attend: To Join NYDLC as a member, please click here. (NYDLC always provides up to a 100% exemption policy for those unable to pay).


    The New York Democratic Lawyers Council (NYDLC) is a coalition of lawyers and voting rights advocates dedicated to fostering universal participation and trust in the electoral process by ensuring that: 

    • 1. All eligible persons can register to vote easily;
    • 2. All registered voters are able to vote conveniently, fairly, without intimidation;
    • 3. All voters are counted accurately and all voting systems are open and reliable.

    New to NYDLC? 

    Click here to View our current NYS and national comprehensive voting reform agenda.

    Why Voting Rights? 

    Watch DNC Vice-Chair Michael Blake discuss NYDLC's voter protection work: "We should be doing everything we can to make sure that voting rights are universal; that it's easier for someone to vote, not harder." Blake encourages NYDLCers "to stay on the offensive--we have to make sure that we are pushing back to expand voting rights for everyone." 

    Watch The Modern Fight to Vote in New York and Beyond highlighting the critical role NYDLC plays protecting fundamental voting rights and the pro-voter path forward on reforming and modernizing NY election laws.

  • Saturday, June 01, 2019 at 09:30 AM
    First Baptist Church in Spring Valley, NY

    6/1: NAACP- Voter Education Workshop

    NYDLC's Minority Voting Rights Committee Collaborates 

    to Offer Voter Education on new NYS Voting Reforms!

    The New York Democratic Lawyers Council's Minority Voting Rights Committee will be a presenter at the Voter Education Workshop in Spring Valley on the new NYS Voter Reforms. All are welcome to stop by and participate in the conversation. 

    Please RSVP below.

  • Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 06:30 PM · $25.00 USD

    6/13 CLE - New York State Voting Reform 2019

    The New York Democratic Lawyers Council
    Continuing Legal Education Committee 
    is pleased to offer 

    A 2-credit CLE* presentation:

    New York State Voting Reform:
    A 2019 Review of Legislation Affecting Voters and Elections


    with Expert Presenters

    Jarret Berg, Co-founder, VoteEarlyNY 

    John Flateau, Democratic Commissioner, New York City Board of Elections 

    Doug Kellner, Democratic Commissioner, New York State Board of Elections 

    Sean Morales-Doyle, Counsel, Democracy Program, Brennan Center for Justice

    Kristen Zebrowski Stavisky, Democratic Commissioner, Rockland County Board of Elections 


                Join NYDLC for our next exciting CLE program on New York State Voting Reform: what's new, and what's to come. 

              At the outset of 2019, Albany passed the most drastic voting reform New Yorkers have seen in their lifetimes. From early voting, to a consolidated primary date, learn how this watershed legislation will change the way that New Yorkers cast their ballot. 


    RSVP below to reserve your tickets today!


               *Two NYS Professional Practice CLE credits. This live course is appropriate for both newly-admitted and experienced attorneys. Limited discounted seating for non-attorneys is available.


    NYDLC has a scholarship policy for those interested in attending but who are unable to pay due to financial hardship. To RSVP for a scholarship ticket, please contact and provide your full name and phone number.