Remarks by Mindy Romero, Ph.D.
Friday, January 24, 2020
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
1112 2nd Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
COST: $40 General | $25 Students and Teachers
MCLE: .75 Hours of General Credit
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Dr. Mindy Romero is the founder and director of the California Civic Engagement Project at the University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy. She is currently an adjunct fellow of the Public Policy Institute of California and former member of their Statewide Survey Advisory Committee. Her research focuses on political behavior and race/ethnicity, and seeks to explain patterns of voting and political underrepresentation.
Dr. Romero has been invited to speak about civic engagement and political rights in numerous venues, testifying before the National Commission on Voting Rights and the California Legislature, among others. Her research has been cited in major news outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and The Sacramento Bee. She has also been a frequent guest on National Public Radio and Capital Public Radio, and is a regular op-ed contributor to The Sacramento Bee.
Dr. Romero works with a wide array of policymakers, elected officials, voter education groups and community advocates to strengthen political participation and representation.
- 2019: Professor Brian K. Landsberg, McGeorge School of Law (“Protecting Voting Rights”)
- 2018: Professor Brian Soucek, UC Davis (“The Travel Ban: Round Three”)
- 2017: Donald Tamaki, Esq. (WWII: The Japanese Internment Cases; Executive Order 9066)
- 2016: Bill Kennedy, Esq. (Implicit Bias)
- 2015: Anne Marie Schubert, District Attorney (Due Process, DNA & Finding the Truth)
- 2014: Laurie L. Levenson, Esq.
- 2013: Professors Brian Landsberg & Linda Carter, McGeorge School of Law “Equal Protection in Public Education: From Mendez v. Westminster to U.S. v. Alabama”)