Thursday, April 29, 2021 @ 7 PM
The 2020 Census gives Americans a chance to redraw their district lines, fundamentally shifting the map of Democracy. But is our system set up to provide the kind of change necessary?
How can Connecticut use this opportunity to create an electoral system that serves its people? Join The Connecticut Mirror’s John Dankosky in conversation with national redistricting expert Michael Li from the Brennan Center, and voting advocates from states with very different redistricting systems, in this timely virtual conversation.
This event is free and open to the public.
Many voters have been energized by voter engagement leading up to the Presidential Election in November, But now that the election is over, what ways can you continue to connect with your community to make a difference? Author of ENGAGED: A Citizen's Perspective on the Future of Civic Life shares some ideas in this interview with Valeriano Ramos, at Everyday Democracy,
This online informational event and panel discussion was held on October 29th. The video showcased in the event is shared with permission from the Bill of Rights Institute. The event was hosted by Everyday Democracy, the CT Civic Ambassadors and Hartford Votes~Vota Coalition, with funding from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. You may also find coverage of this event at the Connecticut Network CT-N or Hartford Public Access Channel. Thank you for all who participated.
The League of Women Voters of Greater Hartford and West Hartford Community Interactive are hosting and moderating the debate. The candidates are, in alphabetical order, Mary Fay (R), John Larson (D), and Tom McCormick (G). The debate took place on October 19th and The video can be accessed here.