Video Clip: Southwest Voter Registration Education Project

Description

Founded by Willie Velasquez in 1974, the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project was created to increase minority participation in elections. Amy Rushing, Head of Special Collections at the University of Texas at San Antonio, showed items from the collection and explains the impact the organization had on Latinos across the Southwestern U.S.

12 minutes

Keywords

  • Nonpartisan
  • Posthumously
  • Presidential Medal Of Freedom