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Voter Restoration

This guide supplements the Center for Civic Engagement's Voter Restoration information by providing, and instructing users on how to find resources available from Milner Library

What's on this Page

This page lists various resources that discuss issues restoring voting rights to the Latinx community. You will find books, films, government documents, and search suggestions on this page. This is not a comprehensive list of resources. It is meant as a jumping-off point for individual research.

Please note that some of the videos need to be requested for full access. You will be directed to a form in Kanopy to complete.  Any student, faculty, or staff member may request a film. 

Suggested Keywords and Subjects

Below you will find a list of suggested subjects and keywords you can use to search for this topic. This is not a comprehensive list, just a way to get you started searching.

Subjects Keywords
  • Hispanic Americans-- Politics and Government
  • Hispanic Americans -- Suffrage
  • Hispanic Americans -- Political Activity
  • Latinx Vote 
  • Hispanic Americans
  • voting rights

Selected Books

Selected Films

Willie Velasquez: Your Vote is Your Voice

Available to stream from Kanopy by request. 

With his rallying cry of “SU VOTO ES SU VOZ," — your vote is your voice — Willie Velásquez started a grassroots movement that would change the nation’s political landscape and pave the way for the growing power of the Latino Vote

cover of Latino Vote: Dispatches from the Battleground

Latino Vote: Dispatches from the Battleground

Available to stream from Kanopy by request.

This film follows the efforts of community leaders working to ensure Latino voter turnout. 

cover image of America by the Numbers

America By The Numbers: The New Deciders

Available to stream from Kanopy by request.

Learn how Asian-American, black millennial, Arab-American and Latino evangelical voters are exerting their growing strength and influence in this 2016 election special about power and politics, demographics and democracy.