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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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National Phonebank to Fight Corruption Around the U.S.

Organizer: RepresentUs

Take action on the most urgent and impactful anti-corruption campaigns in the U.S. The Call Team helps win campaigns through the most effective voter outreach method: one-to-one contact. Call Team members activate the movement through phonebanks, turning people out to events, connecting them to their representatives, and encouraging them to volunteer for local campaigns. Ready to get started?

Location: Webinar

Mythbusting Squad Training

Organizer: RepresentUs

Misinformation about election fraud is rampant on social media, especially on Twitter. These baseless stories are sowing doubts in the validity of our election and undermining our democracy. Our Mythbusting team is designed to activate volunteers like you by providing the resources and tools you need to find misinformation on social media at its source, and debunk that misinformation directly.

We will train you on our Twitter search tool Tweetdeck and get you started debunking false and misleading claims about the election at the source.

Location: Webinar

Mythbusting Squad Training

Organizer: RepresentUs

Misinformation about election fraud is rampant on social media, especially on Twitter. These baseless stories are sowing doubts in the validity of our election and undermining our democracy. Our Mythbusting team is designed to activate volunteers like you by providing the resources and tools you need to find misinformation on social media at its source, and debunk that misinformation directly.

We will train you on our Twitter search tool Tweetdeck and get you started debunking false and misleading claims about the election at the source.

Location: Webinar

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President-elect Joe Biden, who with Jill Biden marked Veterans Day on Wednesday, has come under criticism for not making democracy reform a priority.

Anxious democracy reformers pressing Biden to make more of their causes

Joe Biden has plenty of campaign promises to keep, beyond the obvious and enormous top priorities of corralling the coronavirus and stabilizing the economy. And that's made democracy reform groups, which have never counted him as an impassioned ally, newly skeptical their priorities will get addressed in his new administration.

Their anxiety has come to the surface this week. A coalition of 170 progressive good governance and voting rights organizations asked the president-elect to elevate a collection of fix-the-system proposals into his first 100 days' agenda. Separately, one of the most influential such groups, RepresentUs, lambasted the Biden transition for "an omission of epic proportions" by giving short shrift to the issues it cares about.

Their impatience, just days after Biden's victory became clear, underscores the precarious position the cause of fixing democracy's dysfunction has in the public policy agenda.

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