Voting Matters Virtual Workshop

(In Partnership with the Charles H Wright Museum of African American History)

Date: October 12, 2020

Workshop #2150 

Event Fee: $10.00, 1.5 scech credits at no additional cost


Come on a virtual fieldtrip to The Charles H. Wright Museum to a special interactive multimedia exhibit, “Voting Matters”. Participants will learn about the seminal roles African Americans have played in securing the right to vote in the United States from pre-Reconstruction through today’s Civil Rights movements. In addition participants will also explore voting related topics such as pros and cons of the Electoral College, Gerrymandering in the context of recent court decisions and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. This course is designed for Middle School and High School Teachers. 

More info can be found here.


For additional information about the event, please contact: David Hales/Katie Mach 734-334-1381,

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Tamara Shreiner, Ph.D.

Executive Director Michigan Council for History Education

Associate Professor - History, Social Studies Education

Grand Valley State University

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