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RepresentUs is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for state and local laws based on model legislation called the American Anti-Corruption Act. It is a proposal to overhaul lobbying, transparency, and campaign finance laws. We bring together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to pass powerful anti-corruption laws that stop political bribery, end secret money, and fix our broken elections. We are a powerful movement of independents, progressives, and conservatives is building on America's long tradition of pursuing federal reform through the states.

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RepresentUs debuted a new 10-minute video that breaks down the biggest challenges facing democracy reform and how everyday citizens can drive solutions.

Michael Douglas joins Jennifer Lawrence in movies about democracy’s problems

How did American democracy get so broken and how can it be fixed?

One of the premier organizations focused on making governance across the United States work better, RepresentUs, sees educating the public on the state of dysfunction as a crucial first step — and using star power as the best way to draw eyeballs to a sometimes confusing and overwhelming topic.


So in time for Monday's international Anti-Corruption Day, as declared by the United Nations for the past 14 years, the group is out with a 10-minute video featuring Academy Award-winning actor Michael Douglas breaking down the biggest challenges for democracy reformers and explaining how everyday citizens can drive solutions.

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Represent Westmoreland Chapter Launch

Organizer: RepresentUs

Join Pennsylvania leaders and activists as we come together to form a Westmoreland chapter of RepresentUs! At this meeting, where coffee will be provided, we will:

  • Meet and mingle with local passionate activists
  • Discuss the next steps for Westmoreland in the anti-corruption movement
  • Learn how we can lend a hand to impact the movement, nationally and locally

Whether you're a longtime volunteer or new to the movement, this is the perfect opportunity to join the conversation in Pennsylvania. Become a part of the movement—learn how to take action against corruption in your area and around the country.

Location: Panera Bread, 300 Greengate Center Cir., Greensburg, PA

Represent Ohio Unbreaking America Screening

Organizer: RepresentUs

Everyone knows our political system is broken. Here's what most people don't know: We can fix it. In just 11 minutes, Unbreaking America shows why nearly every issue we face as a nation is caught in the grip of corruption – and what we can do to stop it. Whether you're a longtime volunteer or new to the movement, this is the perfect opportunity to learn how to take action against corruption in your area and around the country. At this meeting, you will:

  • Watch Unbreaking America, a short film featuring Jennifer Lawrence, followed by a discussion
  • Connect with current RepresentUs members in the Northwestern Ohio area
  • Learn what you can do to fight corruption locally and nationally

If you are interested in making Ohio work for everyday people want to learn how you can contribute, join this screening and become a part of the movement!

Location: Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus, 11910 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, OH

Represent King Country Unbreaking America Screening and Introduction to RepresentUs

Organizer: RepresentUs

Whether you're a longtime volunteer or new to the movement, this is the perfect opportunity to join the conversation in Washington and learn how to take action against corruption in your area and around the country. During this particular meeting of the King County Chapter of RepresentUs you'll:

  • See a screening Unbreaking America featuring actress Jennifer Lawrence
  • Meet face-to-face with leaders and activists in your community
  • Have your input heard regarding the current local laws in Washington and what you can do to help
  • Have fun while doing it!

If you are interested in making Washington work for all its citizens and want to learn how you can contribute, join this meeting and the movement! What are you waiting for?

Location: King County Library Delridge Branch, 5423 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, WA

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