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This activism workshop led by Vice President of Grassroots Strategy Stephen Perkins will teach you how to use ACC’s resources to plan and pull-off a meaningful event in your community.
Register to receive a link to access the training after registering. Note: link will not be sent out until the day of the training.
Join our bi-monthly meeting to learn more about ranked choice voting and how you can help implement this nonpartisan change in voting logistics that can make elections better, faster and cheaper. We host these bi-monthly meetings on Zoom to expand our network of supporters who can influence the Texas legislature to adopt ranked choice voting. We also hope to recruit volunteers to work on our effort. Join us and bring a friend!
Most citizens deplore the mass gun violence that is currently plaguing our nation. However, Second Amendment advocates fear their rights could be limited if laws addressing guns are changed. As this standoff continues, death tolls are increasing and anxiety levels continue to rise for citizens of all ages when in public spaces such as schools, houses of worship, retail stores and other public venues. What is the answer when it comes to mitigating gun violence in America?
Join American Public Square at Jewell for this special “KC at the Square” event as we discuss ideas for our community to address gun violence in public spaces.
Join Swarupa Madhavan for this dynamic PeaceConnect conversation. This 90-minute conversation event will be on August 18th, 2022, at 8:30 am EDT (UTC -4) | 6:00 pm India Time. Please use the Time Zone Converter to determine when this engaging conversation will be in your time zone.
Swarupa is an Indian qualified lawyer with 5 years’ experience in contract reviewing, dispute resolution and advisory. She is currently based out of New Haven, Connecticut and works as a consultant for startups. She has a dual LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement from the National University of Singapore, University of Geneva and The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. She is also a trained mediator. In the past she has advised clients on trade and customs laws, statutory compliances. She has also represented companies before the High Courts, Tax Tribunals and Arbitration Tribunals. Her expertise comes from her experiences working with law firms and as an in-house counsel. She has completed her B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi.
A successful Democracy is messy. People are diverse in countless ways and have individual, cultural, and group identities and points of view. That people came together through most of US history to bridge differences has been America’s achievement since its independence. Today seems different. Americans are deeply divided, despite sharing common hopes. What, then, is at the root of our current divide manifesting itself in life and death issues (Covid) and even an Insurrection? Is American democracy at the abyss? Can we bridge again to restore and foster Democracy, as messy as it may be?
Susan Herbst and Marc Heatherington, two distinguished experts on this topic, will help us understand where we are and how we can begin the bridging process.