Resource for Redistricting California 2011 - The Impact of Redistricting in Your Community; A Guide to Redistricting
A Publication of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, the Asian American Justice Center and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
The guide reviews the basic legal framework for redistricting, a glossary of terms, the role of census data and provides information about the redistricting processes in the 50 states. This guide also covers the role of Section 2 and 5 of the Voting Rights Act, how it affects the redistricting process and the important protections provided for minority communities .
Learn about how you and your community can participate in the redistricting process.