Leading Women
New Leaders, New Solutions for a 21st Century Democracy

Americans are coming together and seeking solutions to some of the most intractable problems facing our democracy. A growing number of women have taken the lead at democracy reform organizations that are setting the tone the next major wave of reforms. Their efforts are modernizing our political system and creating a 21st century democracy that works for us all.
Please join Common Cause and allies for a discussion featuring several of the democracy movement's leading women, including Common Cause's recently-named President, Karen Hobert Flynn, as they examine the state of the national debate on democracy.

Location: Room 419, Dirksen Senate Office Building

Panel Discussion
4:30pm - 6:00pm

 Karen Hobert Flynn

Karen Hobert Flynn

Common Cause

Kristen Clarke

Kristen Clarke

President and Executive Director
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

Wendy Fields

Wendy Fields

Executive Director
Democracy Initiative

Eliza Newlin Carney

Eliza Newlin Carney

Senior Editor
The American Prospect

Congressional Reception
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Honorary Co-Hosts:

The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Leader (D-CA)

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) & Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)

Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Bob Casey (D-PA), Al Franken (D-MN), Angus King (I-ME), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ed Markey (D-MA),  Jon Tester (D-MT) & Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)

Representatives William Lacy Clay (D-MO),  Joe Courtney (D-CT), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Alan Lowenthal (D-CA), Susan Davis (D-CA), John Garamendi (D-CA), Jim Himes (D-CT), John Sarbanes (D-MD), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) & Juan Vargas (D-CA)

Honorary Co-Hosts will be updated as the event approaches | Event co-sponsored by Allison Porter and Avalon Consulting

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