2020

2020 Aug 05

From Patients to Voters: Civic Engagement in Health Care

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Health care is the single most important issue for most Americans, yet 51 million people forego a considerable amount of influence in shaping our nation’s health policy by not registering to...
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New report by Voting Rights Advocates, Practitioners, and Scholars Details Need for Universal Civic Duty Voting

July 20, 2020

Washington DC -- In a new report released today, a diverse group of 25 experts in U.S. politics, elections, and civil rights make the case for universal civic duty voting—that is, mandatory participation in elections—in the United States. “...

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Ash Center Announces 2020-2021 Technology and Democracy Fellows

Ash Center Announces 2020-2021 Technology and Democracy Fellows

July 15, 2020

Cambridge, MA —The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School today announced the appointment of its newest cohort of Technology and Democracy Fellows— seven emerging leaders committed to using technology and digital tools to help strengthen our democratic institutions through citizen engagement, social empowerment, and government transparency and accessibility.

The Center’s newest cohort of...

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2020 Jul 31

Book Talk -- Alexander Keyssar presenting Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?

7:00pm

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Harvard Book Store Virtual Event

Harvard Book Store's virtual event series welcomes Alexander Keyssar—the Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and author of the The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States—for a discussion of his latest book, Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College? He will be joined in conversation by Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy at the Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation....

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