Lansing Community College

LCC presents The Vote and Your Voice

A virtual information session on the importance of voting

The vote and your voice - October 15, 2020 - presented by: black history awareness committee - office of diversity and inclusion

LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Community College will hold a virtual information session The Vote and Your Voice, 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.

The Vote and Your Voice will detail the importance of voting, information on how to vote in the upcoming election, and the history of voting rights particularly for African Americans and women.

Special guests include Rep. Sarah Anthony, Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope, and LCC political science professor Randy Watkins. The 90-minute event emceed by LCC’s Layne Ingram will include video, LCC student poetry, the opportunity to get your questions about voting answered, and critical information on how to vote and key dates and deadlines.

"Fall 2020, coming up on a big election, this is a great time for LCC staff, students, and the greater LCC community to come together to engage with each other and discuss the importance of the vote," said Annescia Dillard Black History Awareness Committee co-chair. "Historically African Americans have had to continuously fight for the right to vote. Inspired by that persistence we created this event to inform and hopefully inspire all who wish to participate."

The Vote and Your Voice is sponsored by the Black History Awareness Committee and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Visit The Vote and Your Voice to learn more.


About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College, founded in 1957, is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 23,000 students across a six-county area each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from five partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit

Lansing Community College provides equal opportunity for all persons and prohibits discriminatory practices based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information that is unrelated to the person’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job or position or participate in educational programs, courses, services or activities offered by the College.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Washington Court Place, 309 N. Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1730; Employee Coordinator 504/ADA, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1875; Student Coordinator 504/ADA, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1885; Human Resource Manager/Employee Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1879; Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-9632.

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