Why Democracy Matters - Greensboro

At the heart of democracy is a simple but powerful idea: One person, one vote. But in North Carolina and across the country, new voting restrictions, growing special interest influence and politically-influenced redistricting have thrown up barriers to participation and diminished the voice of ordinary voters.

A coalition of groups including N.C. Voters for Clean Elections, the N.C. AFL-CIO, Common Cause NC, Democracy North Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies, N.C. NAACP, N.C. League of Conservation Voters and N.C. PIRG will hold a special form to highlight the need for “pro-democracy” agenda as communities across the state work to support good jobs, strong schools, racial justice and a safe environment for all.

May 10, 2016 at 7pm - 8:30pm
Greensboro Historical Museum at 130 Summit Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401
Melissa Price Kromm · · (919) 272-5447

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North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections
NCVCE coordinates lobbying efforts and advocacy for allies. We provide groups with speakers and research on money in politics and coordinate leadership trainings and other programs with coalition partners that highlight how private money impacts politics.