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Alicia Gurrieri

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Organizing Manager

Alicia Gurrieri is the Organizing Manager for the League of Women Voters where she is building people-powered campaigns with League affiliates to create a more perfect democracy.

After graduating from Northwestern University in 2013, Alicia became a Health Educator with the South Jersey AIDS Alliance, providing one-on-one and group behavioral intervention counseling to people living with HIV. After seeing firsthand the positive impact New Jersey’s Medicaid expansion had on its residents, she moved into the policy advocacy space by joining the National Women’s Law Center’s Reproductive Rights and Health team.

Alicia uses her masters in Political Management to serve the League’s mission , and help grow skills in the field including by developing and leading a variety of trainings.

Right now, our country can advance and protect our right to vote by passing the Freedom to Vote Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and DC Statehood. While these bills ensure a democracy that works for us all, all we have seen is stagnation in the Senate due to the Jim Crow Era filibuster.

Census data needed to draw maps has been released and map drawing is beginning. The time is now for the public to get involved!

This blog is the first of a series of blogs about redistricting and the different issues it impacts.  

This week the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that challenges a Louisiana law designed to undermine access to abortion.

June marked the end of our 2019 High School Voter Registration project. With a record-breaking 60 Leagues participating, volunteers registered a total of 20,115 high school student in 28 states across the country, plus D.C.  

The sooner we can start educating young people about our election and voting systems, the more empowered they will be to make their voices heard. 

After the 2018 election, the outgoing WI legislature called a special session and passed several bills aimed at undermining the new governor. LWVWI sued, contending that the session was unconstitutional.

After the election, I joined fellow members of the League of Women Voters of DC to register new voters at a naturalization ceremony. It was my first time at one; I was uncertain of what to expect.

Proposition 4 promises an independent redistricting commission to draw lines for electoral districts: those in power will no longer shape their districts and choose their voters.

This past Election day, Michigan voters approved Proposals 2 and 3, creating an independent redistricting commission and expanding access to the polls.