Democracy in Action

Please join us on Saturday, November 17 for the 2018 Democracy in Action Conference at NHTI-Concord's Community College from 10am to 3pm in the Beverly Grappone Hall.   The College is located at 31 College Drive, Concord, NH and Grappone Hall is located at the edge of the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center parking lot.   Please note that you cannot park in the Discovery Center Parking lot.  Most anywhere else on campus is fine.

Registration will begin at 9:30 (We'll have coffee!) Open Democracy Executive Director Olivia Zink and radio host Arnie Arnesen will open the conference with welcome remarks.  

Our keynote speaker will be Nick Nyhart, formerly of Every Voice Center, a national non-profit dedicated to restoring balance to our political system.

Issues Workshops for the morning:

The 28th Amendment.  Led by Eric Benevides, Wolf-Pac; Ben Gubits, American Promise and Rep. Ellen Read. 

Voter Dollars: Public Funding of Elections. Led by Rick Bourdon & Olivia Zink, Open Democracy; Nick Nyhart, Every Voice Center.

Gerrymandering and Voter Rights.  Led by Kyri Claflin, Kent St. Coalition; Attorney Paul Twomey and Liz Wester, America Votes.

Bag lunch will be provided.  Please email doreen@opendemocracy.me if you have dietary issues, i.e. gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, etc.

Skills Workshops for the afternoon:

Bird-Dog the Candidates. Led by Melissa Bernardin, LEAD-NH and Olivia Zink, Open Democracy.

Advocacy for Regular People: Getting Our Voices Heard at the State House. Led by Liz Tantarelli, League of Women Voters-NH and Steve Varnum, Open Democracy Action.

Social Media to Support Reform: Educating and Inspiring Others to Support Reform. Led by Zandra Rice Hawkins, Granite State Progress; Matt Murray, NH Labor News; Manuela Ekowo and Spencer Olson, ReThink Media. 

Regional Team Action Planning will take place after the workshops.

Cost is $15 per person, RSVP today!

The conference is cosponsored by: League of Women Voters-NH, American Promise, Wolf-Pac NH, NH Peace Action, Open Democracy Action, ReThink Media, Kent Street Coalition and WNHN-FM.

WHEN
November 17, 2018 at 10am - 3pm
WHERE
NHTI - Concord's Community College
31 College Dr
Concord , NH 03301
United States
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CONTACT
Olivia Zink · · 603-715-8197
83 RSVPS
Kurt Ehrenberg Joe Magruder Kathy Cahill Gordon Allen Brian Beihl Ken Barnes Ellen Read Manuela Ekowo Spencer Olson Peg Fargo Larry and Jane Armstrong Manuel Espitia Janet Ward Don Jorgensen Bob Perry Linda Mattlage Stefan Mattlage Adam Huberty Liz Wester Melissa Bernardin Joanne Lyson Daniel Weeks Son of Granny D Zandra Rice Hawkins Paul Twomey Kyri Claflin Nick Nyhart Richard Bourdon Ben Gubits Eric Benevides Garrett Walker

Will you come?

$15.00 2018 DIA
2018 Democracy in Action Conference

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