Join Ash Center fellows Miles Rapoport and Tova Wang for a five-part study group examining various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country. Session 3 is entitled "If You Only Knew: The Power of State and Local Election Officials." Guest speakers include Denise Merrill, Secretary of the State of Connecticut and Tammy Patrick, Senior Advisor at the Democracy Fund. Lunch will be served. Seating preference will be given to students. No preregistration or RSVP is necessary.
Throughout the semester, leading advocates, organizers and scholars on voting rights, social movements, and structural election reform will share their unique experiences and perspectives. The group will discuss democracy reform campaigns, lessons learned, and the building of a movement to make democracy more inclusive, participatory, and responsive. Email Miles_Rapoport@hks.Harvard.edu or Tovawang@hks.harvard.edu for more information.