#PreRedistrictingLab

Redistricting Advocacy & Education Initiative

Nearly a century and a half ago demographers across the US began to draw the first Majority-minority districts. Initial Majority-minority districts were established after the first post slavery census and redistricting process (1870-1871). The Pre Redistricting Lab Project is rooted in that history and provides for actions to protect long standing Majority-minority districts and provide technical support for the development and implementation of fair maps.

 

As a result of Shelby v Holder (2013), the upcoming Census and Redistricting process will be the first in over 50 years without pre clearance, once protected by the Voting Rights Act of 1965. We must take the opportunity to proactively engage minority officials and residents to ensure an equitable process in 2021.

 

Crescent City Media Group/Center for Civic Action along side our partner CensusChannel, LLC will provide GIS/Demography trainings and GIS technical support to community stakeholders, advocates and public officials in Louisiana and jurisdictions across the US South including Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. The Redistricting Lab will commence on January 30, 2021 through February, 2022.

Redistricting 2021 - Toolkit

We Have Completed Our First 10wk Lab,

Report Coming Soon!

Our Redistricting Lab provides technical support for cohort members to acquire GIS software. These future demographers will have the tools and skills to produce maps now and potentially for the next Redistricting cycle

Trainings

Data

"Placing the Power to MAP in the Hands of the PEOPLE"

Join Us for Round 2-10wk Intensive This Summer!

Redistricting Webinar Education Series

Cohort Centralized Data & Training Hub

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Coordinated Intensive Trainings Over Zoom

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Pre Redistricting Lab

Toolkits

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Keys to Creating a Fair Process

For More Information Please Contact tia@the-mediagroup.us

Toolkits

Media

Legislative WATCH

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