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Founded 145 years ago to serve the Jewish people, 92nd Street Y promotes individual and family development and participation in civic life within the context of Jewish values and American pluralism. As a nonprofit community and cultural center, 92nd Street Y seeks to create, provide and disseminate programs of distinction that foster the physical and mental health of human beings throughout their lives, their educational and spiritual growth and their enjoyment. 92nd Street Y reaches out beyond its core constituency of American Jews to serve people of diverse racial, religious, ethnic and economic backgrounds, seeking partnerships that leaven our programs and broaden our influence.

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Women: More than a Constituency

Organizer: 92nd Street Y

Women are more than half the population and have cast almost ten million more votes than men in recent elections.

And yet, women are often thought of as a specific constituency as opposed to the larger number of practicing voters. On the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage, join Emily Tisch Sussman in conversation with Valerie Jarrett to explore how women went from disenfranchised to the deciders of the next president.

Location: Virtual

Who Votes, Who Doesn’t and Why It Matters

Organizer: 92nd Street Y

A little more than half of eligible voters participated in recent elections which means .. close to half did not. Who doesn't vote and why?

Join 92Y for a discussion that will explore the latest findings on non-voters with insights from The Knight Foundation's landmark 100 Million Project. Why are so many Americans disengaged from the political process? What would change if they turned out to vote?


Location: Virtual

Ensuring Everyone Can Vote

Organizer: 92nd Street Y

Join 92Y's Campaign for 100% and ProPublica as we investigate the state of voting rights in America.

In a truly unprecedented election year, what does everyone need to know about voting in 2020? Where do barriers to voting and threats of disenfranchisement exist, particularly amid the COVID-19 pandemic? And how can you plan ahead to securely cast your ballot? ProPublica's Jessica Huseman in conversation with Trey Grayson.

Location: Virtual

'All In: The Fight for Democracy' with the film’s directors, Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortés

Organizer: 92nd Street Y

Join Moderator Annette Insdorf for a discussion of "All In," a timely Amazon documentary produced by Liz Garbus, Lisa Cortés, Academy Award-winning producer Dan Cogan, and Stacey Abrams.

A powerful exploration of the struggle for voting rights in the United States, it features Abrams, the former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives. In anticipation of the presidential election, All In is an up-to-date reminder of widespread voter suppression.

"All In: The Fight For Democrac"y debuts in theaters on September 8, and is availlable on Amazon Prime Video September 18. Registrants are encouraged to watch the film prior to the online conversation.

Location: Virtual

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