Syracuse Speaks- Voting Amid Pandemic And Protest

Jun 30, 2020

Members of Raha Syracuse join Syracuse Speaks in studio for a conversation about the role of youth in the current moment and in the future.
Credit Katie Zilcosky / WAER News

  The 2020 Primary in New York this year fell in the midst of a global pandemic and a reckoning on police brutality in America. Voting by mail occurred in record numbers due to the threat of COVID-19 and youth in Syracuse led rallies for the current racial justice movement.



This all has impacted our most recent election, but how will it affect democracy in the future?  

 For this conversation, we spoke with:

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