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“Protect Our Democracy” Community Forum (10/22 event at UVA’s Newcomb Hall)
October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A coalition of a dozen community nonprofits and UVA student organizations, including Cville Dems and Albemarle Dems, has organized a “Protect Our Democracy” forum to be held at UVA (Newcomb Hall, 3rd Floor) on Saturday October 22, Noon-3pm. The forum will address current threats to our democracy and discuss where Virginia stands in the fight to preserve our democratic institutions.
Featured speakers include:
- Bruce Williams, Professor of Media Studies at UVA
- Clay Jones, award-winning political cartoonist and regular CNN contributor
- David Pepper, author of Laboratories of Autocracy and three political novels and former chair of Ohio Democratic Party
- Sally Hudson, Virginia House of Delegates, District 57
- William Hitchcock, Professor of History at UVA and co-host of the Democracy in Danger podcast
- Noon-12:30pm — Registration and organization tabling
- 12:30-1:30pm — Speaker sessions 1 or 2 (attendee choice)
- 1:30-2:00pm — Networking lunch (pizza) and refreshments
- 2:00-2:50pm — “Unconference” (student-led and facilitated session)
- 2:50-3:00pm — Concluding remarks
To RSVP if you’re pretty sure you’ll attend (space is limited):
Questions? Call Kirk at 434-249-1439.
Here’s the flyer for the event: