Are you concerned about the big money and corporate influence that threatens our democracy?
As Granite Staters, we have a unique opportunity to engage presidential candidates and make our voices heard in the lead-up to the 2016 first-in-the-nation presidential primary. Join us to understand the problems, develop grassroots skills, and chart the way for a movement toward a democracy where every voice is heard!
-Train for candidate interactions (bird-dogging)
-Learn how big money in politics affects issues of the day
-Gain skills for effective action
-Connect with local reform campaigns
-Watch a free Showing of Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes!
Admission and parking are free and refreshments are provided! Please register!
8:30 a.m. Registration, Refreshments, Ice-Breakers
9:00 a.m. Welcome & Opening Speakers
9:30 a.m. Bird-dog Training
10:35 a.m. Skills Training (pick one)
-Nonviolent action and knowing your rights
-Town Meeting resolution campaigns
-Engaging the Media traditional and online
11:25 a.m. Issue Workshops (pick one)
-Corporations, the Courts and the Constitution
-Poverty and the Influence Gap
-Militarism, Prisons, and the Profit Motive
-Big Money vs. Health and Climate
12:15 p.m. Closing Panel Discussion
12:45 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. NH premiere showing of the film, “Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes”
1066 Front St
Manchester, NH 03102
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