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Upcoming Events

Rhode Island Voter Registration Drive

Kennedy Plaza / September 25, 2018 10:00am
Providence, RI

Where: Kennedy Plaza

What: Voter registration drive

When: Tuesday, September 25th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Why: Celebrating National Voter Registration Day by registering Rhode Islanders

National Voter Registration Day!

Common Cause Ohio / September 25, 2018 11:00am
Columbus, OH

On Tuesday, September 25th, Common Cause Ohio is taking part with countless other organizations nationwide in National Voter Registration Day. Join us as we get out in the street and register as many voters as possible ahead of the October 9th deadline!

Meet at 11:00am at the Common Cause office, 35 E Gay Street, Suite 404, Columbus 43215 for a brief training and to collect supplies. Then head out in pairs around the heart of the city to register voters, as well as confirm and update registrations for those who are already registered.

The 11:30am-1:30pm “lunch hour” is a good time to catch people out and about in the city. We’ll look for high traffic areas around city center--bus stops, food truck lines, the fountain and benches along Scioto Mile, the farmers’ market on the Statehouse grounds, outside the courthouse or even the art museum… It’s up to you!

All are welcome! Invite your friends, share to other groups, and spread the word.


Solano County Redistricting Meeting

Benicia Library / September 25, 2018 6:30pm
Benicia, CA

Meeting with Supervisor Monica Brown and Helen Grieco from CA Common Cause to discuss who will draw the redistricting lines in 2020.

Save Our Democracy Tour: McDonough

Hood Street Art Center / September 29, 2018 2:00pm
McDonough, GA
Join Common Cause GA, Spread The Vote, ACLU GA, Pro GA, and the GA Redistricting Alliance as we work to empower all Georgians with the knowledge and tools they need to be advocates for themselves, their communities and causes they believe in. We'll discuss "general voting 101", voting system integrity, redistricting reform, election protection, and how you can be involved!

We Want To Hear From You

/ October 1, 2018 7:00pm
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Conference call with Sonoma County members and supporters

We Want To Hear From You

/ October 2, 2018 7:00pm
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Conference call with Marin County members and supporters

Follow the Money Workshop - Colorado Springs

Council of Neighbors & Organizations (CONO) / October 3, 2018 6:00pm
Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado's upcoming election is breaking records for campaign spending. But where is all of this money coming from - and how is it being used to influence your vote?

Learn who raises and spends money in Colorado elections - from candidates to Super PACS to "dark money" groups - at our upcoming Follow the Money workshop.

Participants will learn how to use OpenSecrets.org, FollowTheMoney.org, and the Colorado Secretary of State's TRACER website to find the donors behind the advertisements you see and hear during the election cycle. You'll walk away with a better understanding of campaign finance law in Colorado, and what to look and listen for in political advertisements.

Please bring a laptop and any campaign literature that you have received this year.

Questions? Contact Caroline Fry at cfry@commoncause.org or (303) 292-2163.

Follow the Money Workshop - Colorado Springs

Council of Neighbors & Organizations (CONO) / October 3, 2018 6:00pm
Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado's upcoming election is breaking records for campaign spending. But where is all of this money coming from - and how is it being used to influence your vote?

Learn who raises and spends money in Colorado elections - from candidates to Super PACS to "dark money" groups - at our upcoming Follow the Money workshop.

Participants will learn how to use OpenSecrets.org, FollowTheMoney.org, and the Colorado Secretary of State's TRACER website to find the donors behind the advertisements you see and hear during the election cycle. You'll walk away with a better understanding of campaign finance law in Colorado, and what to look and listen for in political advertisements.

Please bring a laptop and any campaign literature that you have received this year.

Questions? Contact Caroline Fry at cfry@commoncause.org or (303) 292-2163.

We Want To Hear From You

/ October 3, 2018 7:00pm
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Conference call with San Francisco County members and supporters

Ballot Initiative Briefing with Count Me In!

The Irish Snug / October 4, 2018 5:00pm
Denver, CO
Did you know that Coloradans will vote on THIRTEEN statewide ballot initiatives this November? From school funding to transportation to fracking, Coloradans will have a say in some very important issues.

Get the download on every statewide ballot initiative at our next member happy hour: Thursday, October 4 from 5 - 7 PM in Denver.

In Colorado, voters have a unique responsibility to directly vote on policies that shape our communities - which means it’s important for voters to have the resources to make educated decisions on ballot issues.

Join us to hear from Count Me In, an ambitious project that educates voters (and potential voters) around the state about issues they will see on their ballots.

Ballot Initiative Briefing with Count Me In!
Thursday, October 4
5 - 7 PM (doors open at 5, program at 5:30)
The Irish Snug (downstairs)
1201 E. Colfax Ave, Denver

This event is free and open to everyone. Light refreshments will be served and drinks will be available for purchase. The Irish Snug is wheelchair accessible.

Questions? Contact Caroline Fry at cfry@commoncause.org.


We hope to see you there!

Ballot Initiative Briefing with Count Me In!

The Irish Snug / October 4, 2018 5:00pm
Denver, CO
Did you know that Coloradans will vote on THIRTEEN statewide ballot initiatives this November? From school funding to transportation to fracking, Coloradans will have a say in some very important issues.

Get the download on every statewide ballot initiative at our next member happy hour: Thursday, October 4 from 5 - 7 PM in Denver.

In Colorado, voters have a unique responsibility to directly vote on policies that shape our communities - which means it’s important for voters to have the resources to make educated decisions on ballot issues.

Join us to hear from Count Me In, an ambitious project that educates voters (and potential voters) around the state about issues they will see on their ballots.

Ballot Initiative Briefing with Count Me In!
Thursday, October 4
5 - 7 PM (doors open at 5, program at 5:30)
The Irish Snug (downstairs)
1201 E. Colfax Ave, Denver

This event is free and open to everyone. Light refreshments will be served and drinks will be available for purchase. The Irish Snug is wheelchair accessible.

Questions? Contact Caroline Fry at cfry@commoncause.org.


We hope to see you there!

We Want To Hear From You

/ October 4, 2018 7:00pm
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Conference call with San Mateo County members and supporters

Save Our Democracy Tour: Dalton

Dalton Whitfield Library / October 5, 2018 5:00pm
Dalton, GA
Join Common Cause GA, Spread The Vote, ACLU GA, Pro GA, and the GA Redistricting Alliance as we work to empower all Georgians with the knowledge and tools they need to be advocates for themselves, their communities and causes they believe in. We'll discuss "general voting 101", voting system integrity, redistricting reform, election protection, and how you can be involved!

Save Our Democracy Tour: Cherokee

RT Jones Library, Canton / October 6, 2018 5:30pm
Cherokee, GA
Join Common Cause GA, Spread The Vote, ACLU GA, Pro GA, and the GA Redistricting Alliance as we work to empower all Georgians with the knowledge and tools they need to be advocates for themselves, their communities and causes they believe in. We'll discuss "general voting 101", voting system integrity, redistricting reform, election protection, and how you can be involved!

Save Our Democracy Tour: Savannah

Jewish Education Alliance / October 7, 2018 2:00pm
Savannah, GA
Join Common Cause GA, Spread The Vote, ACLU GA, Pro GA, and the GA Redistricting Alliance as we work to empower all Georgians with the knowledge and tools they need to be advocates for themselves, their communities and causes they believe in. We'll discuss "general voting 101", voting system integrity, redistricting reform, election protection, and how you can be involved!

Save Our Democracy Tour: Elijay

Gilmer County Library / October 8, 2018 6:00pm
Elijay, GA
Join Common Cause GA, Spread The Vote, ACLU GA, Pro GA, and the GA Redistricting Alliance as we work to empower all Georgians with the knowledge and tools they need to be advocates for themselves, their communities and causes they believe in. We'll discuss "general voting 101", voting system integrity, redistricting reform, election protection, and how you can be involved!

We Want To Hear From You

/ October 8, 2018 7:00pm
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Conference call with Santa Clara County members and supporters

We Want To Hear From You

/ October 9, 2018 7:00pm
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Conference call with Alameda County members and supporters

Follow the Money Workshop - Boulder

VIA / October 10, 2018 6:00pm
Boulder, CO

Colorado's upcoming election is breaking records for campaign spending. But where is all of this money coming from - and how is it being used to influence your vote?

Learn who raises and spends money in Colorado elections - from candidates to Super PACS to "dark money" groups - at our upcoming Follow the Money workshop.

Participants will learn how to use OpenSecrets.org, FollowTheMoney.org, and the Colorado Secretary of State's TRACER website to find the donors behind the advertisements you see and hear during the election cycle. You'll walk away with a better understanding of campaign finance law in Colorado, and what to look and listen for in political advertisements.

Please bring a laptop and any campaign literature that you have received this year.

Questions? Contact Caroline Fry at cfry@commoncause.org or (303) 292-2163.

Follow the Money Workshop - Boulder

VIA / October 10, 2018 6:00pm
Boulder, CO

Colorado's upcoming election is breaking records for campaign spending. But where is all of this money coming from - and how is it being used to influence your vote?

Learn who raises and spends money in Colorado elections - from candidates to Super PACS to "dark money" groups - at our upcoming Follow the Money workshop.

Participants will learn how to use OpenSecrets.org, FollowTheMoney.org, and the Colorado Secretary of State's TRACER website to find the donors behind the advertisements you see and hear during the election cycle. You'll walk away with a better understanding of campaign finance law in Colorado, and what to look and listen for in political advertisements.

Please bring a laptop and any campaign literature that you have received this year.

Questions? Contact Caroline Fry at cfry@commoncause.org or (303) 292-2163.

We Want To Hear From You

/ October 10, 2018 7:00pm
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Conference call with Contra Costa County members and supporters

We Want To Hear From You

/ October 11, 2018 7:00pm
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Conference call with Solano County members and supporters

We Want To Hear From You

/ October 15, 2018 7:00pm
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Conference call with Napa County members and supporters

Follow the Money Workshop - Denver

The Alliance Center / October 16, 2018 5:30pm
Denver, CO

Colorado's upcoming election is breaking records for campaign spending. But where is all of this money coming from - and how is it being used to influence your vote?

Learn who raises and spends money in Colorado elections - from candidates to Super PACS to "dark money" groups - at our upcoming Follow the Money workshop.

Participants will learn how to use OpenSecrets.org, FollowTheMoney.org, and the Colorado Secretary of State's TRACER website to find the donors behind the advertisements you see and hear during the election cycle. You'll walk away with a better understanding of campaign finance law in Colorado, and what to look and listen for in political advertisements.

Please bring a laptop and any campaign literature that you have received this year.

Questions? Contact Caroline Fry at cfry@commoncause.org or (303) 292-2163.

Follow the Money Workshop - Denver

The Alliance Center / October 16, 2018 5:30pm
Denver, CO

Colorado's upcoming election is breaking records for campaign spending. But where is all of this money coming from - and how is it being used to influence your vote?

Learn who raises and spends money in Colorado elections - from candidates to Super PACS to "dark money" groups - at our upcoming Follow the Money workshop.

Participants will learn how to use OpenSecrets.org, FollowTheMoney.org, and the Colorado Secretary of State's TRACER website to find the donors behind the advertisements you see and hear during the election cycle. You'll walk away with a better understanding of campaign finance law in Colorado, and what to look and listen for in political advertisements.

Please bring a laptop and any campaign literature that you have received this year.

Questions? Contact Caroline Fry at cfry@commoncause.org or (303) 292-2163.

Save Our Democracy Tour: Cobb

Fair Oaks Rec / October 20, 2018 10:00am
Cobb, GA
Join Common Cause GA, Spread The Vote, ACLU GA, Pro GA, and the GA Redistricting Alliance as we work to empower all Georgians with the knowledge and tools they need to be advocates for themselves, their communities and causes they believe in. We'll discuss "general voting 101", voting system integrity, redistricting reform, election protection, and how you can be involved!

Save Our Democracy Tour: Rome

Sarah Hightower Regional Library System / October 20, 2018 2:00pm
Rome, GA
Join Common Cause GA, Spread The Vote, ACLU GA, Pro GA, and the GA Redistricting Alliance as we work to empower all Georgians with the knowledge and tools they need to be advocates for themselves, their communities and causes they believe in. We'll discuss "general voting 101", voting system integrity, redistricting reform, election protection, and how you can be involved!

Save Our Democracy Tour: Gwinnett

New Mercies / October 21, 2018 3:00pm
Gwinnett, GA
Join Common Cause GA, Spread The Vote, ACLU GA, Pro GA, and the GA Redistricting Alliance as we work to empower all Georgians with the knowledge and tools they need to be advocates for themselves, their communities and causes they believe in. We'll discuss "general voting 101", voting system integrity, redistricting reform, election protection, and how you can be involved!

Save Our Democracy Tour: Newnan

Carneigie Library / October 27, 2018 2:00pm
Newnan, GA
Join Common Cause GA, Spread The Vote, ACLU GA, Pro GA, and the GA Redistricting Alliance as we work to empower all Georgians with the knowledge and tools they need to be advocates for themselves, their communities and causes they believe in. We'll discuss "general voting 101", voting system integrity, redistricting reform, election protection, and how you can be involved!

Save Our Democracy Tour: Atlanta

IBEW / November 3, 2018 2:00pm
Atlanta, GA
Join Common Cause GA, Spread The Vote, ACLU GA, Pro GA, and the GA Redistricting Alliance as we work to empower all Georgians with the knowledge and tools they need to be advocates for themselves, their communities and causes they believe in. We'll discuss "general voting 101", voting system integrity, redistricting reform, election protection, and how you can be involved!

2nd Maryland Test Event

Maryland Test Location / November 9, 2018 10:15am
Test Town, MD

This is a test description.

Citizen Activism: Making an Impact in Maryland

/ November 13, 2018 7:00pm
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The 2019 General Assembly session is upon us – and we want to give you the tools to help make change in Annapolis.

The "Citizen Activism: Making an Impact in Maryland” course, available as a free webinar, will teach you how Maryland governance works and how you can influence the legislative process. The training will cover every aspect of the General Assembly session, and will give you the tools to follow the issues you care about and make a real impact on Maryland politics.

Courses

How Bill Becomes Law, Dates to Watch, First Weeks of Session

Bill Drafting to First Reader, Building Your Case

Committees in Action

Crossover Looms, Countdown to Sine Die

Sine Die and Beyond

The webinar will be offered from November 11, 2018 to December 13, 2018 with sessions taking place every Tuesday at 7pm. Details on how to participate in the webinar will be provided in November. Register today!

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