Saturday, October 22nd – 5 PM.
Lawrence Lessig, “The Corruption of Congress”
Seattle Town Hall (downstairs hall; entrance on Seneca).
1119 – 8th Ave, Seattle 98101 (8th & Seneca)
(tickets $5 – in advance or at the door)
Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig is nationally acclaimed for speaking out in favor of campaign finance reform, along with YouTube videos, books, blogs and other writings. His communications skills are legendary, and he has a deep commitment to restoring authentic democracy through public financing of campaigns and similar reforms. He co-founded Rootstrikers – a network of activists fighting the corrupting influence of money in politics.
Lessig has authored five books; most recently Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress, and a Plan to Stop It. (released 2011)
ALSO, you’re invited:
Sunday, October 23rd – 3 PM to 5 pm.
Workshop: Money in Politics: After Citizens United, What Now?
Greenwood Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave North, Seattle 98103
This will be an informational workshop for advocates and organizers, discussing the Citizens United ruling, it’s impact, and strategies to overturn the ruling and achieve voter-funded and fair elections. Led by Craig Salins, Washington Public Campaigns. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org