Join Miles Rapoport, Senior Practice Fellow in American Democracy, and Tova Wang, Ash Center Democracy Fellow, for the first session of a five-part study group which will examine various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country. Throughout the semester, leading advocates, organizers and scholars on voting rights, social movements, and structural election reform will share their unique experiences and perspectives. The group will discuss democracy reform campaigns, lessons learned, and the building of a movement to make democracy more inclusive, participatory, and responsive.This session will focus on ballot initiatives as a powerful tool of change and will feature Chris Melody Fields, Executive Director of the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center; and Brandon Jessup, Deputy Director East of Data and Technology for State Voices. Lunch will be served.This group will always convene on a Tuesday from 12-130 PM, mark your calendars for future sessions October 29, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 100N, Room 106 November 12, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 100N, Room 106 December 3, 124 Mt. Auburn St., Suite 160S, Room 105Email Miles_Rapoport@hks.Harvard.edu or TovaWang@hks.harvard.edu for more information.
Speakers and Presenters
Chris Melody Fields, Executive Director of the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center; and Brandon Jessup, Deputy Director East of Data and Technology fors