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The Dis-United States: Tribalism in American Politics

Organizer: USC Center for the Political Future

Joined by leading figures from journalism, politics, and academia, this conference will explore how polarization is driving Americans into competing and antagonistic tribes. We will examine the history of tribalism, its impacts on politics, and what role the media should play.

Location: Town & Gown, 665 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Represent Salem Presents Unbreaking America

Organizer: RepresentUs

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, we will: screen Unbreaking America, the new short film featuring Jennifer Lawrence; connect with current RepresentUs members in the Salem area; discuss current local examples of corruption in Salem. If you are interested in making Salem work for everyday people want to learn how you can contribute, join this screening and become a part of the movement!

Location: SEIU Local OPEU, 1730 Commercial St. SE, Salem, OR 97302