Join the League of Women Voters of Berks County on BCTV as we discuss “The 2020 Census and its impact on Berks County and Pennsylvania residents”, Tuesday November 9th, 2021 8pm-9pm.
- Patricia Vasquez Patricia is the Community Development Liaison for the City of Reading.
- Isabel Monterrosa Isabel works at I-Lead, Inc, a local charter school. She has worked for the Center for Excellence in Local Government at Albright College. She was Publicity and Volunteer Coordinator for Census 2020. In that capacity, she collaborated with agencies to identify other community leaders who served as ambassadors within their own networks to promote the importance of what a complete count meant to their agencies or organizations. Her role was to be one of the voices in the community to dispel myths related with the census to reassure residents that the census is safe, important, and required.
- Tony Solis Cruz Tony leads redistricting efforts in Pennsylvania for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). Prior to joining MALDEF, Tony taught 8th grade math in a predominantly Latino community. His students and their families inspired Tony to join the nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization. As an organization, MALDEF fights to protect and defend the constitutional rights of all Latinos.
- Michael D Golembiewski Michael has for over 33 years been a planner on the Berks County Planning Commission staff. Since 1995, he has focused on Transportation Planning.
- Carol Kuniholm Carol is Chair and cofounder of Fair Districts PA, a grassroots coalition launched in early 2016 to advocate and educate for redistricting reform in Pennsylvania. From 2015 to 2019 and again in 2020 to 2021 she served as Vice President of Government and Social Policy for the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania. She received a PhD in American literature from the University of Pennsylvania, has taught college writing at several universities, and spent ten years as a full-time youth pastor working with youth in Chester County and the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Questions we expect to answer include:
- How much change has there been?
- What is the financial impact?
- What will be different based on these numbers?
- How do we make sure we choose our leaders, not the other way around?
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